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Dr. John Weaver

Radiology
CA
30 years experience male

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Specialties
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Radiology

Interventional Radiology

Radiology - Interventional

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

18 Answers
13 Agrees
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Weaver
Radiology 30 years experience
Arachnoid mater infl: Arachnoiditis is inflammation of the middle layer of the three layers of membranes that surround the brain and spinal cord called the arachnoid mater. The outermost is the dura mater and the innermost is the pia mater. It can be infectious (eg. bacterial or viral or fungal), non-infectious inflammatory (eg. caused by a subarachnoid hemorrhage), or due to metastatic disease, among other reasons.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Weaver
Radiology 30 years experience
Poor development: Cortical dysplasia refers to poor development of the tissues of the cerebral cortex. Often seen as underdeveloped and dysorganized tissue on CT or MRI scans.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Weaver
Radiology 30 years experience
Involuntary movement: Dyskinesia refers to a group of involuntary movements which are usually uncoordinated and often spasmodic. These are neurological problems. Examples are tardive dyskinesia and Huntington's Chorea. There are many causes including side effects of some drugs, genetic, or the sequelae of infection or injury to the CNS.

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Weaver is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Weaver is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This made me feel good. Thanks! Repeated due to previous CRC in 2009 and liver met in 2012. I'm picking at straws.... Thanks
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Thank you, your quick reply made me feel good!
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Your answer was very helpful! Thanks :)

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Creighton University School of Medicine, NE
Graduated 1991MD

Residency

KAISER FOUNDATION HOSPITAL - LOS ANGELES
Completed 1996
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