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Peripheral atrophy

A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jon Fishburn
Ophthalmology 30 years experience
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
Neurology 39 years experience
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
Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry 22 years experience
Have it evaluated.: Nerve damage can cause atrophy. One must determine the cause of the damage in order to decide on what will be the best treatment.
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
Some reasons:: Sounds like a fairly progressive problem which needs to be clearly diagnosed. You could possess an immune inflammatory neuropathy which could readily... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 52 years experience
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
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Kimm
Urology 16 years experience
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
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Maternal-Fetal Medicine 26 years experience
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
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Cerebral Atrophy: Cerebral atrophy (decreased size) affecting both frontal lobes.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gregory Lewis
Urology 44 years experience
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
A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory LaMorte
Periodontics 42 years experience
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
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry 54 years experience
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 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Stern
Cardiology 46 years experience
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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