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Doctor insights on: Absence Of Skull Bone Normally Surrounding The Brain

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Do Anorexic Patients lose Skull Mass and Brain Tissue and bones get Thinner?

Do Anorexic Patients lose Skull Mass and Brain Tissue and bones get Thinner?

They gain: sharper appearing facial features due to loss of subcutaneous fat. Cortical bone may become less dense due to failure to lay down matrix and hydroxy appetite crystals (catabolic state leads to loss of structural proteins). Eventually brain protein is broken down to be converted to glucose ( maintain energy levels that would otherwise be coming from other sources (carbohydrate, glucose, fat etc) ...Read more

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Bone (Definition)

Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more


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3 yrs lytic bone lesions through axial skeleton -skull. Extramedullary hematopoiesis. New MRI spots on brain-bone marrow expansion. Can this be fatal?

3 yrs lytic bone lesions through axial skeleton -skull. Extramedullary hematopoiesis. New MRI spots on brain-bone marrow expansion. Can this be fatal?

Depends: Bone marrow expansion throughout the skeleton typically signals either that the marrow is i appropriately expanding into these compartment such as in a myeloproliferative disorder or the present regions of marrow production are insufficient to keep up with current body needs. Regardless of the cause this is best answered by hands on evaluation, testing and management by an hematologist. ...Read more

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Been having jaw pain n it's making head pains on the same side temples hurt scared bone brain infec on augmentin will that work for jaw infe if one?

Been having jaw pain n it's making head pains on the same side temples hurt scared bone brain infec on augmentin will that work for jaw infe if one?

Need diagnosisYes co: You need a diagnosis. Unlikely a brain or bone infection unless you've been told that is the problem. could be a TMJ or wisdom tooth problem. See oral surgeon for exam/recommendation.s If TMJ diagnosed, see a TMJ expert for guidance. Any dentist can be a TMJ expert with the proper training and experience. Most commonly, oral surgeons, prosthodontists, and orofacial pain specialists. ...Read more

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I had a lump on my head, left side.Is like a hard bone feeling, headaches & Isee blurry with the periphery of the right eye.Could it be a brain tumor?

I had a lump on my head, left side.Is like a hard bone feeling, headaches & Isee blurry with the periphery of the right eye.Could it be a brain tumor?

New onset headaches?: The likelihood is that you are having migraine headaches BUT if you are having these symptoms and they are brand new or significantly different from previously then, an appointment with your physician should occur right away. However, not because of the lump you feel. The most common reason for lumps on the head people find are lumps on the head that are supposed to be there. Let us know wassup. ...Read more

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77 year-old man with spasticity and stiffness in his back and limbs, causing great difficulty in mobility.....?

77 year-old man with spasticity and stiffness in his back and limbs, causing great difficulty in mobility.....?

Neurologist: Patient should definitely be seen by a neurologist for testing. Electrodiagnostic studies, imaging, and labs can provide objective evidence to better understand physiology and offer perhaps more effective treatment and management options. ...Read more

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Smooth oval Lump, 10x15mm, 3mm thick, appeared on the side of my skull. Lump is IMMOBILE & hard, feel like bone. Was not there 1 week ago. No Pain.

New finding: Since it seems to have just arose. See doctor for evaluation. Make sure to give a good history. Like any trauma? Seems a little odd to have new onset of a hard boney lesion??? ...Read more

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14 y.O. Boy hit in side of head with a dodgeball. Complained of headache, but it got better and was running and playing normally. Brain damage likely?

14 y.O. Boy hit in side of head with a dodgeball. Complained of headache, but it got better and was running and playing normally. Brain damage likely?

Not likely: I would not expect a foam dodgeball to cause brain damage. If he has had a concussion it should be apparent and he should show some signs of impaired thinking or memory and pain. Usually following head trauma we watch for a significant change in personality or demeanor in the next 24 hours. If he has to change in his mood or an increase in pain then see the emergency room. ...Read more

Cerebrum (Definition)

Cerebrum essentially refers to the majority of the brain. Embryologically, it develops from the telencephalon, and together with the diencephalon, ...Read more