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Dr. Jon Fishburn
29 years experience in Ophthalmology
Sort of : Lattice degeneration is retinal thinning of inner retina that may progress to outer layers, when the retinal pigment epithelium can become sec.
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Dr. Jonathan Dissin
38 years experience in Neurology
Determine cause: Before you can embark on a treatment plan you need to determine the cause of the peripheral neuropathy. As there are many causes of neuropathy, you sh ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience in Ophthalmology
Hole in iris: A peripheral iridectomy is a hole made in the outer portion of the iris, usually under the upper lid, which allows direct fluid passage from the back ... Read More
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Dr. Simon Kimm
15 years experience in Urology
Poor function.: If a testicle has atrophied, then there is a loss of function is that testicle. How much function is lost depends on the degree of atrophy. Functions ... Read More
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Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience in Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Swelling.: Edema is the greek word for swelling; peripheral is the greek word for circumferential. Together, these two words connote the swelling typically seen ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Cerebral Atrophy: Cerebral atrophy (decreased size) affecting both frontal lobes.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gregory Lewis
43 years experience in Urology
See answer: Testicular atrophy, or shrinking of the testicles, can be due to a variety of causes, including: congenital abnormality, injury, prior infection (mump ... Read More
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Dr. Gregory LaMorte
41 years experience in Periodontics
Ventricular atrophy: Left ventricular atrophy is a reduction in size of the left ventricle of the heart, the chamber of the heart responsible for pumping freshly oxygenate ... Read More
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Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience in Dentistry
Atrophic Glossitis: This condition is diagnosed with a complete medical and dental history and a visual diagnosis. A biopsy can help rule out other conditions if the diag ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Stern
45 years experience in Cardiology
Leg or arm swelling: Leg or arm swelling ( leg is more common because gravity pulls down the fluid to the lowest part of the body).

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