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Bony Abnormalities In Children
I have no active pulmonary lesions, no active pulmonarytuberculosis and pneumonia, no abnormal mass lesions (lung cancer etc.), and no bony abnormalities. But I havepain in chest. Can you explain why it might be so?
Hi, I'm 36 and I have a 3cmx2cm bony lump on my forehead, I am worried it could be a sarcoma as an x ray showed there are abnormalities and was unclear and I'm being sent to a bone cancer specialist. Is there a good chance it will be benign?
Put on weight: As the spine will not change in dimension but may appear more prominent in certain postures or positions. ...Read more
Bone erosion: If you are referring to the coccyx again or for that matter any bone the fact that seems most important is you are from australia. I am not sure but I would guess that tropical infections would have to be higher on the list of possibilities than they are here in th usa. In general those findings suggest inflammation and degeneration (infection, trauma, tumor). ...Read more
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No: It is what it is. Strengthening the muscles around your clavicle (pecs, neck muscles, deltoids) can make them appear less bony. ...Read more
Not usually: Once bones have expended in size, they will generally not shrink, even if growth hormone (gh) and igf-1 levels are normalized. However, much of the increase in size of hands & feet and the face is caused by soft tissue enlargement, which will shrink in response to treatment. ...Read more
After I lost 11kg (gym and diet) I noticed there is bony prominence in the end of spinal (the top of butt) No pain?
What does the term "interval" mean in this context. Report says "appears to be some interval bony consolidation of bilat l5 pars defects"?
"Interval": The use of the term "interval" in that context usually implies that it's a finding that was not present on a preceding Xray of the area. It wasn't there before and now it is. ...Read more
At what age could close all my bony plates so that it can not grow? I have 18 years and am a man. A carpograma showed epiphyseal lines are fused
Growth: Your growing days are over if as you say your epiphyseal lines are fused. ...Read more
Must be examined: And x-rayed. I suggest a surgical consultation. ...Read more
Likely an xray dx: This was likely remarked on an xray. Although maybe not clearly a fracture on xray, there is just enough abnormality that the physician or radiologist felt like they needed to comment on it in a manner that wouldn't commit the diagnosis either way. Sometimes, it is necessary to have a follow-up xray in 2 weeks or so to determine if there is a fracture. Alternatively, ct or MRI may be ordered. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dear sir, kindly suggest how to gain waight, I am 24 ys unmarried student, weight 49 kgs I am thin & bony, I am trying hard to get some weight & fat b?
Eat more: Calories than you burn. Even drink a supplement like boost in addition to 3 very good meals and snacks. Limit exercise to weight bearing will help. Some people just have thin genes. ...Read more
Varies: Sub articular means below the articular cartilage of a joint, edema is a fluid signal seen in the marrow that makes it a different color on MRI. Multiple causes. For example sub articular bone edema in the tibia would suggest either a fracture or severe arthritis in the knee; less commonly caused by infection or cancer. Discuss with your doctor. ...Read more