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What causes sclerosis of the sacroiliac joint?

What causes sclerosis of the sacroiliac joint?

Strain on the: lumbosacral area and wearing away of the articulating cartilages between the vertebra. ...Read more

Dr. Eric Weisman
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Sclerosis (Definition)

We neurologists employ the term to describe localized damage involving the central nervous system, and sclerosis means scarring. If in many areas, might be multiple sclerosis. If affecting the motor nerve cell, ...Read more


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What does "capsular stripping from the lateral margin of the left acetabular labrum region of the dome of the acetabulum" hip MRI with contrast?

What does "capsular stripping from the lateral margin of the left acetabular labrum region of the dome of the acetabulum" hip MRI with contrast?

Trauma?: This implies some type of trauma to the capsule, which is the fibrous tissue that holds joint together. Generally should heal conservatively, with time and rest and pt. Should not need surgical intervention if the labrum is not torn. ...Read more

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Is a burning sensation over outside of hip one of the symptoms of osteonecrosis of hip?

Is a burning sensation over outside of hip one of the symptoms of osteonecrosis of hip?

No: Osteonecrosis of the hip or avn, presents with direct hip pain which is usually felt in the groin area, which is where the actual hip is. Pain over the lateral aspect of the hip and/or buttock can be hip bursitis or referred pain from a lower back problem. ...Read more

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What are the signs/symptoms of avascular necrosis of the hip?

What are the signs/symptoms of avascular necrosis of the hip?

Pain pain limpping: Many people have no symptoms in the early stages of avascular necrosis of bone. As the disease worsens, your affected joint may hurt only when you put weight on it. Eventually, the joint may hurt even when you're lying down.Pain can be mild or severe and usually develops gradually.Pain associated with avascular necrosis of the hip may be focused in the groin, thigh or buttock. ...Read more

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My CT scan of the abdomen and pelvis showed sclerosis on both sides of the SI joints, indicating sacroiltis. Is this indicative of multiple sclerosis?

My CT scan of the abdomen and pelvis showed sclerosis on both sides of the SI joints, indicating sacroiltis. Is this indicative of multiple sclerosis?

Of course not: "Sclerosis" is a general term that refers to pathological hardening of tissue due especially to calcification or overgrowth of fibrous tissue. In the CNS, where there is no fibrous tissue, it refers to an analogous process of tissue degeneration. Multiple sclerosis by definition occurs only in the CNS, not in joints. This sort of information is readily obtainable from a quick web search. ...Read more

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What are the complications involving synovial chondromatosis of the shoulder?

What are the complications involving synovial chondromatosis of the shoulder?

Rare : Mostly pain involving a joint with clicking, swelling, and possible decrease in motion. Rarely can this become malignant ...5% ...Read more

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What some of the causes degenerative arthritis of spine?

What some of the causes degenerative arthritis of spine?

Many cause: Spine degeneration has many causes and most of which are really not well understood. Some people get degeneration earlier than others and no one really knows why. In actuality, if we live long enough everyone will eventually develop it. Genetics probably plays a role but we don't know which genes. How much you abuse your body over the years also likely adds to the wear and tear of the process. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of simple osteoarthritis of the si joint?

What are the symptoms of simple osteoarthritis of the si joint?

Si joint: Pain ,swelling , stiffness are the primary symptoms for osteoarthritis of any joint. Some times it is difficult to distinguish the location of the problem without xrays ,ct scan or diagnostic injections. ( between SI joint vs lumbar spine ). One will also experience pain over the SI joint with attempted motions of ones hip joint. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of arthritis in the hip?

What are the symptoms of arthritis in the hip?

Hip pain: 1. Pain in the groin, front of the thigh, knee 2. Difficulty getting up/down from a seated position 3. Decreased walking speed and distance. ...Read more

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What is the "left anterior acetabular column" of the hip?

Anterior column: The acetabular columns were first described in 1964 by judet and letournel as an inverted y. The anterior column was composed of the bones ilium and pubis. The pelvis is composed of three bones including the ilium, ischium and pubis which fuse in early adolescence and collectively called the innominate bone. ...Read more

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What are the biggest causes of hip fractures?

What are the biggest causes of hip fractures?

Falls in older folk: The greatest predictor for hip fracture is age. Older people are at much higher risk of fall, are more likely to injure themselves on falling and are more likely to have reduced Bone Mineral Density further increasing the likelihood of fracture. Specifically, physical frailty, reduced mobility, cognitive impairment, poor eyesight, medical morbidity, poly-pharmacy, predispose to falls in elderly. ...Read more

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What is vascular necrosis of the femoral hip area?

Avascular necrosis?: Avascular necrosis refers to a state of diminshed blood supply to the femoral head.. It results in hip pain and progressive degenerative changes. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of synovial sarcoma in the back of knee?

What are the symptoms of synovial sarcoma in the back of knee?

Swelling: Synovia Sarcoma is one of rare forms of sarcoma usually developing in the knee region. It is slow growing often leading to a delay in dx. With incomplete removal recurrence is common. Half of the cases metastasize. The most common symptom is swelling or a mass that may be tender or painful and mistaken for inflammation of the joints, Wide resection essential. ...Read more

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What are the symptom's of pelvis and hip injuries?

What are the symptom's of pelvis and hip injuries?

Groin Pain: Injures of the hip joint typically involve groin pain. There may be clicking/catching of the hip when rotating or flexing the hip by bringing the knee close to your chest. Pelvic injury symptoms depend on the injury. A bony injury is unlikely unless from a high energy accident or collision. Soft tissue injury of the pelvis usually is from muscle avulsion from an explosive athletic maneuver or fall. ...Read more

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What is supa-acetabular sclerosis on the hip ? Could this be explained .

What is supa-acetabular sclerosis on the hip ? Could this be explained .

Let me explain: There are some cases of supra-acetabular sclerosis cases were patient had fracture in that area minor in type and healed leafing that sclerosis.(isolated insufficiency fracture ). ...Read more

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What to do if I have been told I have sclerosis of the hips and ostecytes also does any one know if this is like ms?

What to do if I have been told I have sclerosis of the hips and ostecytes also does any one know if this is like ms?

Not at all: You likely possess osteoarthritis of the hips. MS does not directly affect joints of the body, but on rare occasions, steroid usage to treat MS might cause avascular necrosis of the hip joint. Sounds not the case with you. ...Read more

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What is supra-acetabular sclerosis showed on my hip x-Ray ?

What is supra-acetabular sclerosis showed on my hip x-Ray ?

Wear and tear: Sclerosis is the term used to describe where there has been wear & tear to a bone, and the body has attempted to make the bony area stronger by depositing new bone & calcium into the area. In your case, it is seen in the roof of the acetabulum is a concave surface of the pelvis. The head of the femur meets with the pelvis at the acetabulum, forming the hip joint.[1][2] ...Read more

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What does increased femoral head fragment sclerosis avn likely given fx timing broke her hip in early august?

What does increased femoral head fragment sclerosis avn likely given fx timing broke her hip in early august?

I don't understand--: The question fully, but the gist of it is, as i can make of it: ms rabbit79828 had a fx of the hip about 3 months ago ; the head part has gone on to develop avn. Probably the fx was too high ; was fixed. This is a well known complication of such fxs. Depending upon your symptoms, further treatments may be needed. Are you having pain at rest or with weight bearing on that side? See your orthopod. ...Read more

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There's sclerosis & subchondral cyst formation in the femoral head & cyst & spurs in acetabulum. Constant pain. Should I have hip resurfacing surgery?

Hard to know: You desribe degenerative changes. When you shave the hip it might improve but you are losing bone and therefore these problems might re occur or get worse. Maybe you should get a second opinion and you can ask the second doctor. ...Read more

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Subcortical foci of increased signal are present suggestive of some sclerosis and marrow reactive changes in the left hip joint. There is a subcortical cyst in the acetabulum on the right hip measuring 5 mm - what does this mean?

Subcortical foci of increased signal are present suggestive of some sclerosis and marrow reactive changes in the left hip joint.  There is a subcortical cyst in the acetabulum on the right hip measuring 5 mm - what does this mean?

The cyst is: an "incidental" finding of no clinical significance..the "reactive marrow and sclerosis indicates relatively RECENT INJURY to the hip joint or early degenerative arthritis Hope this is helpful! Dr Z ...Read more

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What is "mild acetabular articular sclerosis?" can it be a cause of pain?

X ray cause of pain: X-ray finding may or may not be cause of pain. Need good history and physical exam to better decide. ...Read more

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My CT scan of the abdomen and pelvis showed sclerosis on both sides of the SI joints, indicating sacroiltis. Is this indicative of multiple sclerosis?

Of course not: "Sclerosis" is a general term that refers to pathological hardening of tissue due especially to calcification or overgrowth of fibrous tissue. In the CNS, where there is no fibrous tissue, it refers to an analogous process of tissue degeneration. Multiple sclerosis by definition occurs only in the CNS, not in joints. This sort of information is readily obtainable from a quick web search. ...Read more

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What is progressive systematic sclerosis?

What is progressive systematic sclerosis?

Con. tissue disease: It is a connective tissue disease like muscle fibres and subcutaneous tissue and causes swelling, pain and redness all over the body. In the pregnant ladies it may cause pre-term babies and small for age babies birth. ...Read more

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What multiple is sclerosis? What multiple is sclerosis?

Multiple : Multiple sclerosis is an autoimmune disease that affects the protective covering around nerves in the spinal cord and brain. I've attached a few good websites below that discuss ms in much more detail. ...Read more

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Whats "mitral sclerosis"?

Whats "mitral sclerosis"?

ABNORMAL THICKENING: Of the mitral valve with associated mitral valve prolapse. It's calcium buildup in the valve, stated simply. It might have been triggered by rheumatic fever or any other condition that would make the valve structurally abnormal. This condition is usually progressive and surgery may be necessary down the road. Close follow up is also important. ...Read more

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What are the earliest symptoms of mutiple sclerosis?

What are the earliest symptoms of mutiple sclerosis?

Maybe significant: Several common presentations can include unilateral loss of vision, progressive weakness of legs, loss of coordination or balance, a band of tightness around the waist, double vision. More insidious issues include, bladder problems, cognitive challenges, fatigue, peculiar sensation losses. ...Read more

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What is systemic sclerosis?

What is systemic sclerosis?

Systemic sclerosis: An autoimmune disease characterized by thickening and loss of elasticity of the skin. It may have systemic manifestations as well such as trouble swallowing and acid reflux. ...Read more

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Is multiple sclerosis fatal?

Is multiple sclerosis fatal?

Not usually: Ms is a chronic neurological condition, characterized by episodes of neurological disability of variable severity and recovery. A minority of inidividuals can have a very aggressive course, and become so disabled that they are at risk of secondary medical complications which may be fatal. There are subtypes of MS which are so aggressive that a fatal outcome can happen. Fortunately these are rare. ...Read more

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What causes tuberous sclerosis?

Genetic mutations: These people have a genetic mutation at one of two loci TSC1 or TSC2 (hamartin and tuberin). A second mutation in a particular cell results in creation of a tumor. No two TS patients are alike and the severity of the illness varies tremendously. It's not curable, but it's often manageable. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Is multiple sclerosis preventable?

Is multiple sclerosis preventable?

No: Population studies have suggest that mononucleosis in adolescence, smoking, and possibly childhood obesity are risks for developing ms. However ms is a complex variable disease requiring genetic predisposition along with some environmental trigger(s), possibly influenced by hormones, immune system priming from certain infectious agents. ...Read more

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