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Posterior longitudinal ligament calcification

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Dr. Patrick Connerly
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Depends: I presume you are speaking of the finger PLL. Treatment techniques depend on severity, age of injury, and the amount of deformity. If it is rec ... Read More

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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Horak ii
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Calcium: The term heterotopic ossification (HO) describes bone formation at an abnormal anatomical site, usually in soft tissue. Other than surgically removing ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
You can't: An anomaly primarily in Asians. No way to prevent or avoid. If becomes a problem, can be surgically treated.
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Need to examine: What you described is too complicated to address without examining you and examining the imaging studies in person.
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A female asked:
Dr. Craig Morton
17 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Physical therapy: Physical therapy is a good option used to help restore normal function and decrease pain associated back pain. This may include stretching, strengthe ... Read More
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hratch Karamanoukian
30 years experience Phlebology
Caclification: When calcification occurs, it means inflammation has subsided.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Your question is?: You have not asked a question. This is a problem you need to discuss with your orthopedist.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
42 years experience General Surgery
Nothing: i call this over reading.but they have to described every thing as they see it. any way you liver apparently good. calcification of the falciform liga ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Treatment: I do not how long out you are from your injury, but typically these are managed conservatively. However, if you persist to have a nonunion with your ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Saurborn
22 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Hard to tell without: seeing your x-ray, but the body makes calcifications when it recovers from inflammation, or when a bone is broken. In older individuals, posterior kne ... Read More

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