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Cta Of Upper Extremity
Tingling and numbness both upper and lower extremities. MRI of neck showed mild posterior bulging of disk between C5 and C6.
Mri results meaning?Remote area of hemorrhage posterior limb of left internal capsule on gradient echo sequence, differential considerations could in..
Vascular malformatio: Sounds like evidence of old blood. Possibilities include a vascualar malformation that bled and most likely is now thrombosed, anerurysm, old infarct, hypertensive hemmorrhage. ...Read more
My mri shows hypolastic right vertibal artery and mild irreularity along the bilaeral segment of internal carotid artery?
Low value finding.: Why? 2 reasons: 1. Spacial resolution of MRI (even more so than CT) is very low compared to the complexity of the anatomic structures named & 2. Arteries are not being visualized, only a contrast agent within the blood inside the artery. Get & study the image data yourself; compare with Netter anatomy illustrations. Irregularity is c/w artery Ds. Good quality echo of carotid walls far better. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
EMG of upper and lower limbs showing mild neurogenic changes from bilateral L2-L3 innervation means what?
Fairly nonspecific: These findings don't suggest anything specific, but of course it would depend on the actual values of the nerve conduction studies and the findings on EMG. You should discuss this with the ordering health care provider, since they may have been looking for something specific. ...Read more
After doppler scan result varicose veins both lower limbs greater saphenous system due to incompetence of perforators of bilateral knee no thrombosis
"Within the limitation of the exam the visualize segment of the upper abdomen is unremarkable."CT of chest is normal, is above also normal on CT chest?
It sounds: like a normal report. I'm not exactly clear what the question is. ...Read more
Numb lower left leg front of the calf, mild weakness, brisk reflexes. Sent for MRI of brain, tspine, cspine and lspine. Normal. Now EMG. Scared.
MS EVALUATION: The way you classify your symptoms is worrisome. The EMG is the next step to pin down the diagnosis. You may also need a lumbar puncture if symptoms persist. Full lab work including evaluation for Lyme disease it VIT d deficiency b12 folic acid thyroid studies. Sjogrens Syndrome and Sarcoid evaluations well. If no firm diagnosis is made you may need second opinion. ...Read more
Massive pain isolated in middle of back. Constant muscle twitching all over body primarily in legs. Weakness in left leg and arm. mri of neck normal?
CT Scan - Prominence of the external and common iliac veins, femoral and IVC. IVC measures upto 3.6cm. Why is this considered significant? Pain/nausea
1. Ct scan shows 30% stenosis in the proximal vessel, 30-50% stenosis in the mid-vessel in left anterior descending artery. What procedure is needed?
What does 'diffuse severe attenuation of the left vertebral artery" mean on a neck ct scan with contrast? Could it be cause of previous spontaneous arterial brachial clot or subclavian clot?
This from a CT scan , clinical history of sarchodsis opinion: 5.7-cm posterior mediastinal soft tissue mass abutting the left side of the t7 through t9 vertebral bodies and elevating the descending thoracic aorta anteriorly. Differential considerations in
My cardiac MRI showed persistent left sided superior vena cava drains into a dilated coronary sinus w/ mild dilation of the main pulmonary artery?
Mostly a normal: Variant. Every fetus has one, but in most it involutes before birth. 0.3% of the general population has one. It is the most common variation of the thoracic venous system. Left svc draining into coronary sinus is expected 90% of the time. Discuss with your doctor the significance in your case of the mild dilation of the pulmonary artery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sciatica: You are describing sciatic nerve pain or sciatica, due to compression of the nerve somewhere as it runs from the spinal cord down the leg. Spasm or contraction of the piriformis muscle deep in the buttocks, can cause sciatica. Piriformis syndrome may be causing your symptoms. See your doctor for specific exercises that can help. ...Read more
Acute venu embolism and thrombosis of deep vessels of lower extremity alrady had stints in legs and 2 venaava filters now having severe leg pain?
Recurrent DVT: It sounds like you were taken off lifelong blood thinner medication. You should be back on it and wearing 30-40 mmhg compression stockings daily. You do not say if the filters were both removed or how long the present condition exists. Usually, interventional corrections are sucessful if within a 2 week period of dvt. See your vascular spacialist immediately as this is very serious. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Feeling of tightness in chest. Spirometry reveals fvc 46% and fev1 47%. Ct scan shows plural thickening in lower region with calcification on rt side?
Breathing issues: It appears you have both functional and anatomical abnormalities. However based on the data that you provided it is impossible to determine the cause. Further investigation is needed. I suggest that you go back to the physician who ordered these tests and he may tell you what to do next. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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My bf get sores on his skin that start off as blisters and its on on his upper extremity what could this be?
Once, more? 1 arm?2?: Once? Could be shingles, flare of prior chicken pox infection. Can't get it if vaccinated, without history of infection. Not both arms. Could also be bacterial infection of skin (impetigo). Multple? Could be manifestation of celiac sprue: dermatitis herpetiformis. Other causes are possible too, e.G reaction to sun, genetic metabolic problems-less common. See md, preferably during outbreak. ...Read more
I am having a slight tingling all over my body especially in the facial and upper extremity areas. I have Spina Bifida but never this b4. Feels electr?
Neuro eval: Chiari malformations are common findings in Spina bifida. Occasionally this can present with abnormal sensations in the arms and legs, even later in life. Headaches are probably the more common symptom though. These things typically get worse with coughing or sneezing. If ongoing, a complete evaluation by a neurologist would be beneficial. ...Read more
Why is it necessary to observe someone's gait in a neurological examination of the upper extremity?
Completeness: The examination of the neuromuscular system takes into account interrelated systems. For example evaluating weakness upper and lower extremities are necessary. Many disorders affecting upper extremities also affect lowers, even if patient is not aware of the lower extremity involvement ...Read more
Please advise what is it meant if I have been told that my upper extremity reflexes are normal and my lower reflexes are brisk?
Spinal cord: If the lower extremity reflexes are increased, but arms are 'normal', it suggests there could be a problem in the spine. Reflexes in the arms come from the cervical spine at C 5-6-7. If these are normal, the problem lies somewhere below this, in the spine. An old injury, inflammation, stroke or tumor could cause. There are some times when exam is 'abnormal', but there is no obvious pathology ...Read more
Can you tell me for our neurology practical exam we were told we had to analyse gait even in the upper extremity examination and I can't remember why. any help?
20 - 45 min: Depending on your ability to lie still, the size of the MRI magnet and the computing software used, it will likely take from 20 to 45 minutes for the scan. You should allow 90 minutes total for registration, preparation, positioning and instructions. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many: There are many complications for this, mostly related to the injection of contrast. Fortunately, the number of complications is small, and pre-screening for risk factors is helpful. You can get infection at the injection site, deep vein thrombosis, embolism, septicemia and more. You can have an allergic reaction to the contrast, from mild to very severe and death, or have kidney damage. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Normal jamar dynamometer grip strength what are the normal jamar dynamometer grip strength results for 35 year old for both dominant/nondominant upper extremity
Hospital: Radiology dept or a imaging center i can't think of a reason why you woild need one check up on some lesion seen on xray this kind of test best guided by a physician not to be used as ascreening test can follow growth of a known lesion preop detail for surgical planning check with orthopod. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Xary exposure: Cant think of any thing else ive never seen aproblem it like getting alot of xrays in seconds. ...Read more
My leg adductors are so incredibly tight my lower extremity is very weak my upper extremity is very weak what should I do?
Bilateral upper extremity weakness nerve damage in toes. Started 5 months ago progressing. ESR 31mml Ana 1:640 homogenous cardiolipin IgG 33gpl ?
Can blood clots come from the upper extremities? If so, other than a p.E., what would be the proper diagnosis? Thank you for your help.
Yes: But it is quite rare, and when it does happen it is usually in a patient with a vascular access device in the arm or neck. ...Read more
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