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Bony structure under medial malleolus bilaterally, no pain w/ compression, tibial nerve is palpable, mild flat foot.Could it be misaligned calcaneus?

Bony structure under medial malleolus bilaterally, no pain w/ compression, tibial nerve is palpable, mild flat foot.Could it be misaligned calcaneus?

Misaligned talus: Is usually what happens with what you are describing. This happens in a pronatory foot. Orthotics are good conservative treatment. An implant between the talus and calcaneus is a surgical option. ...Read more

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Tennis Elbow (Definition)

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Mri showed atfl tear. Have pain on upper lateral malleolous. Possible to miss a tendon or tibiofibular lig. Tear? App.At ankle os next week. Tests?

Mri showed atfl tear. Have pain on upper lateral malleolous.  Possible to miss a tendon or tibiofibular lig. Tear?  App.At ankle os next week. Tests?

Peroneal tendons?: When you sprain the ankle, it is very common to get a longitudinal tear of the peroneus longus or peroneus brevis tendon, especially when there is an injury to the anterior talofibular ligament. Have your podiatrist revisit the MRI for a torn peroneal tendon. ...Read more

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What does an irregular suprapatellar plica at its femoral attachment mean?

What does an irregular suprapatellar plica at its femoral attachment mean?

Depends: Probably a radiologist finding on an mri. Can be completely asymptomatic and normal finding. Plica are normal capsular structures that just imply areas of thickening. These occasionally can cause pain and would require clinical correlation. ...Read more

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Have anterior right arm pain when arm flexed in hammer curl position; just above elbow; beside & behind biceps brachii. What is it & how to treat it?

Have anterior right arm pain when arm flexed in hammer curl position; just above elbow; beside & behind biceps brachii. What is it & how to treat it?

Right arm pain: This is the location of the deeper brachialis muscle, which may be strained. You may also have some sensory nerve irritation, a painful varicosity, or referred neck pain. Also rotator cuff injury or impingement may refer pain here. ...Read more

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What do icd 9 and icd 10 codes mean?

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What do icd 9 and icd 10 codes mean?

ICD codes: International classification of diseases ninth revision came out of meeting of the international conference convened by who, held in geneva in 1975, to revise the codes used to classify diseases. The icd 10 followed, with further revision & expansion to the codes. ...Read more

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Xray: Both Hips AP, Frogleg. Results: Sclerotic lines both femoral heads. Symptoms: pain/clicking sound/limited range movement. Do i need new hip?

Xray: Both Hips AP, Frogleg. Results: Sclerotic lines both femoral heads. Symptoms: pain/clicking sound/limited range movement. Do i need new hip?

Unlikely: Doesn't sound like arthritis of significance, more likely may represent some degree of hip impingement. Slight bony prominence on femoral head, slightly excessive overhang of anterior hip socket or both. These bony abnormalities can lead to labral tearing and ultimately arthritis if left unchecked. Diagnosis requires additional xrays/MRI.Labral tears can be repaired and excess bone resected. ...Read more

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High arch from untreated compartment syndrome. PT says my Spring ligament is gone. Could fast onset of cavus foot cause spring ligament rupture?

High arch from untreated compartment syndrome. PT says my Spring ligament is gone. Could fast onset of cavus foot cause spring ligament rupture?

Doubt it: Spring ligament helps maintain an arch, when or if it ruptures you would destabilize the arch and the foot would flatten. Your describing the Opposite type of scenerio..... ...Read more

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Does a partial tear of the medial meniscus posterior horn root need surgery?

Meniscus: If symptomatic then the answer would be yes. Not all meniscus tears especially partial ones require surgery. However please understand that the meniscus has very poor healing capacity on its own. ...Read more

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Usg report indicate upper tibial epiphysis not appeared & lower femoral epiphysis appeared . What does it mean?

Usg report indicate upper tibial epiphysis not appeared & lower femoral epiphysis appeared . What does it mean?

? too early to tel : The questioner has asked a question about "usg" which is probably meant to be "usd" for ultrasound. Musculoskeletal ultrasound is an extremely useful tool; however, large bones are poorly visualized with this imaging modality in adults. Ob ultrasound can examine bone in the growing fetus from which useful information regarding the fetus is derived. Follow-up us is recommended if abnormality noted. ...Read more

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9/10 upper calf pain when sitting 1month ago-neg doppler us.Pain returned-now upper calf &inner knee.Compression hose help.Tingling toes.Have lupus?

baker cyst or: Baker's cyst or small vessel clots can cause this. Ultrasound (not doppler) would address the former, while workup for anti-phospholipid antibodies would be part of the workup for the latter in lupus. ...Read more

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Are there any ankle-derived symptoms that differentiate posterior tibial tendonitis from posterior tibiotalar ligament tear?

Are there any ankle-derived symptoms that differentiate posterior tibial tendonitis from posterior tibiotalar ligament tear?

Can't stand on toes: With posterior tibial tendinitis (pttd), pain is present when attempting to stand on your toes. This pain is usually felt to be pronounced on the inner side of the arch from the ankle to the midfoot. The ligament is a discrete pain behind the ankle and is present with passive and active motion. Concern is noted when the tendon is torn, in this case, the patient has difficulty maintaining stance. ...Read more

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I feel enlarged lymph ns, tender, rubbary, in my abdomen larger in paraaortic, medial &lateral thigh, forarm med&later , axilla, breast tail, inguinal, pupic?

I feel enlarged lymph ns, tender, rubbary, in my abdomen larger in paraaortic, medial &lateral thigh, forarm med&later , axilla, breast tail, inguinal, pupic?

See below: You really need to be seen by your primary care physician. If you don't have one call the referral service at your local hospital and they will help you find one. ...Read more

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Bilateral L5 pars W/ grade 1 anterolithesis of L5 on S1 W/ mild degenerative disc disease. 30mg codiene over 3 yrs now ineffective?

Bilateral L5 pars W/ grade 1 anterolithesis of L5 on S1 W/ mild degenerative disc disease. 30mg codiene over 3 yrs now ineffective?

Need evaluation: This sounds like a chronic pain syndrome. It needs to be evaluated. Be certain where the pain is coming from. See what can be done to help it. On codeine long term is never a good idea. It depends on what else your physician and pain physicians can offer you. ...Read more

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Local back pain from lifting weights. X-rays lumbar/pelvis/SI joint. Mild Ensteophyte formation at illiac crests. is this common? follow up needed?

Local back pain from lifting weights. X-rays lumbar/pelvis/SI joint. Mild Ensteophyte formation at illiac crests. is this common? follow up needed?

Osteophytes are spurs: Osteophytes are bone spurs and accumulate with life and uncertain how much they are contributing to you back pain which can occur for lots of reasons - bone, disc, muscle, tendon, bursa etc. I suspect you had the osteophytes way before you were lifting weights. You need an evaluation for the reason you have back pain. ...Read more