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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Greater Tuberosity Tenderness

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What is pitting of the greater tuberosity?

What is pitting of the greater tuberosity?

Hole in bone: This is a finding found on imaging studies (like X-rays) of the shoulder or upper arm . Pitting means small holes or a hole in the part of the humerus (upper arm bone) called the greater tuberosity, where ligaments attach. It can mean there has been an injury to the ligaments that attached there. It may be an important clue if you have shoulder problems, inc. rotator cuff injuries. ...Read more

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Knee mri: focal thickening and increased signal intensity of ileotibial tract near tibial attachment, favor chronic injury. Can you explain?

Knee mri:
focal thickening and increased signal intensity of ileotibial tract near tibial attachment, favor chronic injury.
Can you explain?

MRI: This means there is a chronic injury happening at the insertion of the it band. The location (insertion point) is a common site for chronic rather than acute injury. Discuss with your orthopedist/physical therapist on a treatment plan. ...Read more

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There is fracture of enterior part of greater tuberosity of humerus. It is near joint. Bit I am feeling severe pain in sacpulas.

There is fracture of enterior part of greater tuberosity of humerus. It is near joint. Bit I am feeling severe pain in sacpulas.

The traveler: Sounds like referred pain is the culprit, nerves from the effected site send pain to other areas, rather common occurrence. I hope you feel better! ...Read more

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Wcapsular distention causes moderate deformity of the cranialfibers ofthe supraspinatus moderate cartilage loss at the acromioclavicular joint meaning?

Wcapsular distention causes moderate deformity of the cranialfibers ofthe supraspinatus moderate cartilage loss at the acromioclavicular joint meaning?

It sounds like there: is fluid in the joint which is distended. This in turn pushes up on the supraspinatus & deforms it or makes it bow upwards. @ the, level of its attachment @ the humoral head. Mod cart loss @ AC joint means there's arthritis there, or could also B from infection or inflammation. ...Read more

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Does tenderness of the paraspinal muscles near the shoulders indicate a neurological dysfunction?

Does tenderness of the paraspinal muscles near the shoulders indicate a neurological dysfunction?

Paraspinal tendernes: Not always. It could be inflammation in the muscle or from a strain. A physical exam and history would narrow the diagnoses ...Read more

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What are the causes of sudden-onset one-sided joint or bone pain?

What are the causes of sudden-onset one-sided joint or bone pain?

Injury would be the : Foremost cause of this problem. Otherwise a fracture of a weakened bone (called pathological fx) due to any cause, like a cyst, which can occur with slightest of an injury (which normally would not cause a fx). Another possibility could be referred pain from the spine. See your orthopod. ...Read more

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Causes of hotness of the lower abfomen?

Causes of hotness of the lower abfomen?

Possible infection: There are many possible reasons for this and more information is needed to help guide you. If the skin is hot and red, this could related to a skin infection called cellulitis which normally requires antibiotic treatment. If the symptoms are more internal, it could be related to a urinary tract infection. I would recommend having your medical provider examine you and advise on treatment. ...Read more

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After having hip pain due to injury, MRI showed "avascular necrosis of the hips bilaterally, right greater than left". Is this curable or permanent ?

After having hip pain due to injury, MRI showed "avascular necrosis of the hips bilaterally, right greater than left". Is this curable or permanent ?

Permanent: This is commonly associated with long term alcohol use, steroid use, or disuse of hips. Do you meet any of these categories? If not, you need to find out why you have it, including rare genetic causes, infections and medications. You should make sure you get a reason for it at your age. Some early results have been seen with stem cell replacement. Next step is hip replacement if it gets too bad. ...Read more

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At the l4-l5 level there is a diffuse circumferencial disc protrusion causing anterior thecal compresion causing heaviness of lower limb with pain?

Depends: A protrusion of the l4-5 disc is not unusual and can be associated with back and leg pain. It is quite a bit less common for it to cause a sensation of heaviness in the legs and so it is very important to make sure there is nothing else going on. A detailed exam and appropriate additional studies can usually determine the cause. Thank you. ...Read more

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Symptoms and causes for entrapment of lateral cutaneous nerve of thigh?

Symptoms and causes for entrapment of lateral cutaneous nerve of thigh?

Meralgia: Impingement of the lateral cutaneous nerve is termed meralgia paresthetica; it involves numbness and/or burning pain down the distribution of the nerve. It is caused by, usually, an overweight individual's soft tissue compressing down on the nerve when sitting down, causing injury. ...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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Is fatigue one of the common symptoms of hypermobility syndrome?

Is fatigue one of the common symptoms of hypermobility syndrome?

No: Common symptoms include subluxation or dislocation of shoulders and patella. Generalized fatigue is not a part of this syndrome. If this persists you should see your primary care doctor to look into your fatigue. ...Read more

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Bone scan "increased uptake bilateral SI joints, left greater than right likely due to stresses" Can this mean stress fractures??

Bone scan "increased uptake bilateral SI joints, left greater than right likely due to stresses" Can this mean stress fractures??

This could B a--: -stress fx if of sudden onset, if have had back pain 4 yrs you could have a spondylolysis @ that level. CT images are the best to see a defect as well as determining if stress or developmental. ...Read more

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What does an abnormal focal region of signal abnormality associated with the articular surface of the medial tibial plateau, posteriorly mean?

What does an abnormal focal region of signal abnormality associated with the articular surface of the medial tibial plateau, posteriorly mean?

Contusion?: There is a question as how was it injured or was there any trauma. The signal flair may be a bony contusion or could represent an occult fracture review this with your physician. ...Read more

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Can popliteal artery entrapment syndrome cause swelling around the ankle region with a palpable bulge along the lateral aspect of the achilles tendon?

Can popliteal artery entrapment syndrome cause swelling around the ankle region with a palpable bulge along the lateral aspect of the achilles tendon?

Varies: It varies somewhat on what structures are involved. Compressuon of the popliteal artery alone would usually cause primarily arterial inflow issues, but if the venous structures are involved, then venous outflow problems can cause swelling in the leg and foot. It is probably a lot more common, though, that you also have a condition in your foot/ ankle that is contributing. Be seen if concerned. ...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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Is peroneal subluxation surgery worth it? Ultrasounds shows subluxation of peroneus tertius with associated reactive edema (anechoic areas).

Is peroneal subluxation surgery worth it? Ultrasounds shows subluxation of peroneus tertius with associated reactive edema (anechoic areas).

PERONEUS TERTIUS?: A subluxing tertius? The tertius is beneath the extensor retinaculum in the same canal as the EDL tendons. I don't understand how that muscle/tendon is subluxing, and the EDL's are ok. ...Read more