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Absence Of Skull Bone Normally Surrounding The Brain
Out of Context: I am sorry but you surely must understand that you gave us words that are meaningless, out of context and in no way definitive enough to give you any kind of medical interpretation. There is nothing here that gives diagnosis, medical history, reason for the test, what test it was, etc. ...Read more
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
Englargment of the anterior horn of the right lateral ventricle secondary to the brain volume loss from the resection (meningioma tumor) meaning?
The fluid in: The brain is bigger in a shift from the loss of tissue from tumor removal ...Read more
Almost correct: The gray matter (nervous system tissue with cell bodies) is inside the cord, surrounded by white matter (axons: nerve fibers going to & from the brain). While there is gray matter on the surface of the brain, it is also present in collections deep inside the brain. The organization of the central nervous system is quite complex. ...Read more
Can you visualize in the MRI views if the cranial nerves are encroaching in the skull base foramen?
MRI of cranial nerve: Mri can visualize the origins of the cranial nerves. As the nerves exit the brainstem and enter various canals and foramina, they become smaller and a bit more difficult to visualize directly. Not entirely sure what you mean by "encroaching in" the skull base foramen, but there can be direct/indirect findings on MRI if there is a problem with a cranial nerve at the skull base. ...Read more
Interpreting the MRI report on the ankle - bony injury involving the talus primarily but also portions of posterior calcaneus. Indicative of bony cont
Contusion: bone contusion or bruise can result from injury. It does take time to heal ...Read more
Flow-voids in the major vessels in the base of the brain appear grossly patent.low cerebellar tonsils about 5 mm below the foramag?
Menigeal: Carcinomatosis (if a cancer) or lymphomtous or leukemic menigitis. The former carries a poor prognosis. It is addressed in children with cranio-spinal irradiation and intr-thecal chemotherapy. In adults with solid tumors, it is a mark of quite advanced disease, causes cranial neuropathy, and weakness. Rarely only site of disease. ...Read more
Erosion of the floor of the anterior cranial fossa and crista galli. What does that mean? Have metastasis to brain and lungs from renal cancer
Similar: Brain tumors can cause an increase in intracranial pressure but there are other things that can cause this. Increased intracranial pressure is just the pressure inside of the skull. This pressure can be increased by tumors but also by injury, bleeding, swelling and fluid blockages. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Mild prominence of cortical sulci at the top of the calvarium reflecting minor involutional change.MR brain without constrast otherwise unremarkable.
MRI- minimal fluid signal within the dependant aspect of the right mastoid air cells. What does this mean? Normal?
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Which brain structure receives information from all of the senses except that of the olfactory nerve?
Brain spect grossly irregular activity in large area cerebral cortex with relative sparing of the occipital region possibly the R frontal area
Is it your scan?: Presumably you didn't just wander into a nuclear medicine facility & make an impulse purchase. Your doctor ordered the scan for a reason. What is the reason? Please also repost & state what your doctor's "ideas" about the scan are; or if you have not asked your doctor, please relate why not. ...Read more
What is the significance of MRI findings of amount of fat surrounding exiting nerve roots of spine?
Nerve fat: Each nerve has a ring of protective fat around it on MRI this seen as a bright signal so a ring of brightness around a nerve is normal and good to little fat around the nerve implies crowding or pressure contact of something other than fat like bone or disc. Ouch. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Whould a cervical spine MRI show the cause of pressure, numbness, tenderness of the area at the base of the skull to the middle of the top of neck?
It may or may not as: There are several different possibilities for your symptoms including none cervical spine ones-some may arise from the cervical spine but may also not be diagnosed by the MRI as well-tests are usually done to confirm or help to narrow done the possible causes after a careful history and exam is done by a physician who will then order the appropriate tests or referrals ...Read more
What is the name of that illness which is inside the nerves of the brain when the nervous currents can't cross the nerves of the brain in left side?
not sure: Not sure i understand the question. Do you mean like a disconnection syndrome? Maybe try rephrasing your question. ...Read more
Adaptions: What type of adaptations are you referring to? ...Read more
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