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congenital fusion of cervical vertebrae

A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Lewis
35 years experience Neurosurgery
Neck pain: Congenial fusion of cervical vertebrae is common and can lead to stress on adjacent segments. One of the most common variants is the Klippel-Feil Synd ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
YES: The fusion of any two cervical verterbrae can be an expression of Klippel-Feil Syndrome and the scoliosis can be due to the effects of the fusion on t ... Read More
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A 14-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Football: Your question is not one that can be answered on a health blog. Your son should be evaluated by a health team consisting of an orthopedist, neurologis ... Read More
Dr. Johanna Fricke
50 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
What has occurred: to cause you concern after 7 years? Has your son had an evaluation by a geneticist, including a Chromosomal Microarray? Does he have lax ligaments or ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Granberry
37 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Many pillow promises: I have degenerative changes in my neck. Different things are going to work for different people. Learning to sleep on your back is the best thing to ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
40 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Depends on who you : Ask but a fellowship trained , board certified orthopedic spine surgeon will fit your needs in terms of evaluating and treating a spinal deformity. I ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nihad Owaid
47 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Normal: it is pad of fat you could feel it because it locate on the top of last cervical vertebrae spine , it is normal just ignore it
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Rovner
19 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Fusion: A cervical vertebra can fuse for many reasons. They can be that way from birth (congenital) They can occasionally fuse from long term disc collapse (s ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
An abcess is: a collection of pus. It doesn't matter where it is. The location just may make it more difficult to treat as it may be harder to drain ...
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Chang
21 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Axis, atlas: and the occiput http://www.physio-pedia.com/Cervical_Instability#Clinically_Relevant_Anatomy
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wlodzimierz Wisniewski
30 years experience Neonatology
It depends: Your question is not very precise. I would answer that if your congenital anomaly is about structure only and does not pose increase risk for bleeding ... Read More
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