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lumbosacral dural ectasia

A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlos Satulovsky
28 years experience Psychiatry
Not necessarily: Dural ectasia is one of the major ghent criteria for the diagnosis; present in around 60 percent of mfs patients. You stay away from certain activitie ... Read More

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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
33 years experience Neurology
Widened Dural sac: The covering around the spinal cord consist of several layers one of which is called the Dura. When this covering or sad about the spinal cord is wide ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Olav Jaren
19 years experience Neurology
Back pain / ectasia: A condition like dural ectasia can be very troublesome. Besides pain medication, people with this condition may respond to physical therapy, surgery, ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Giannini
36 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Pulling muscles: Lumbosacral refers to the low back region. Sprain and strain are sometimes used interchangeably, but these refer to overstretching ligaments in the ca ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Grant Linnell
24 years experience Radiology
Yes: Depending on what nerves you would like to see, MRI should be able to see nerve impingement.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Chang
21 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
yes: The neuritis just refers to irritation of the spinal nerves, which can be from herniated disk, bone spur, post operative scar tissue, doctor caused tr ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Madden
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Views: AP refers to Anterior-posterior & lat refers to lateral views of the spine; nothing too fancy, just radiology terminology.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
29 years experience Anesthesiology
A thorough: History and physical will be performed and a plan will be crafted suited to your needs and desires. The plan will be discussed with you and your quest ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
54 years experience Pediatrics
BONE LESION: They do a bone scan first followed or confirmed by MRI to confidently DX intradural lesion at L4 .Neuro specialist will have the final say.
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
See below: Neuritis means inflammation of a nerve, but we would not usually describe lumbosacral nerve problems by that term. Might instead use radiculitis or r ... Read More
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