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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edison McDaniels
Specializes in Neurosurgery
Tough ??: Inflammation of the meninges is generally a result of (and not a cause of) CSF leak. In fact, some inflammation in the presence of a leak may help sea ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edison McDaniels
Specializes in Neurosurgery
Tough ??: Inflammation of the meninges is generally a result of (and not a cause of) CSF leak. In fact, some inflammation in the presence of a leak may help sea ... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Fisher
34 years experience Neurology
Please clarify: This must have been seen on an MRI. Presumably you didn't just wander into an MRI facility & made an impulse purchase. A doctor ORDERED the scan, ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Yoo
Dr. Kevin Yoo answered
28 years experience Neurosurgery
Not enough info: Your MRI finding in the cervical, lumbar and thoracic spine sound like typical MRI findings in middle age individuals. Neck and back pain are very com ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
40 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
A spinal fusion is a: Surgery to cause two or more spine segments to be joined together through a growth of bone initiated by the placement of bone tissue or graft taken fr ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kevin Yoo
Dr. Kevin Yoo answered
28 years experience Neurosurgery
Spinal Disease: This is a very general term. Spinal disease can occur in the cervical (neck), thoracic (mid back), or lumbar (low back) spine. Typically, patients wil ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Oro
Dr. John Oro answered
43 years experience Neurosurgery
Spine shock absorber: Spinal discs are located between the vertebrae (blocks of bone) of the spine (expect the upper 2). They act like shock absorbers and are also importan ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Varies: Orthopedic or neurosurgeons may have to operate on spinal conditions due to progressive numbness, weakness, muscle atrophy, risk to bladder fnctn, and ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Spinal abscess: Spinal abscess = spinal cord abscess (SCA) = accumulation of pus/ swelling on the spinal cord associated with infection.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Benoy Benny
22 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Reduced spinal canal: Reduction in the spinal canal whether in the cervical, thoracic or lumbar. Usually causing neurogenic claudicatory symptoms like pain going down the l ... Read More

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