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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Pseudoarthrosis

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What is pseudoarthrosis?

What is pseudoarthrosis?

Fracture: A pseudoarthrosis ("false joint") occurs when a bone breaks and thus allows movement to occur at that location. ...Read more

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Can anterior bridging ossification be mistaken for pseudoarthrosis?

Can anterior bridging ossification be mistaken for pseudoarthrosis?

No: They are actually opposite concepts. Pseudoarthrosis is result of creation of a movable joint; bridging stops movement of a joint that is normally movable. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a lumbar sacral transitional vertebrae with a left sided pseudarthrosis, what does that mean?

What to do if I have a lumbar sacral transitional vertebrae with a left sided pseudarthrosis, what does that mean?

Normal variant: This may be a normal variant, where the bottom disc is not fully formed, and may be partially fused to the sacrum or tail bone. Not necessarily a problem. ...Read more

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How long does it take to develop arthritis in the spine? I have been told I have developed pseudarthrosis and/or arthritis due 2 mva 3 months ago in l5

How long does it take to develop arthritis in the spine? I have been told I have developed pseudarthrosis and/or arthritis due 2 mva 3 months ago in l5

Usually it takes --: Up to 15 years. I think you are too young to get it now and only after 3 months from injury to l5. One might develop some features of arthritis early on. Pseudoarthrosis is not arthritis. It means a false-joint and usually develops at a fracture site due to incomplete healing of the bone with too early motion at the fracture site, so that site acts like an extra joint. ...Read more

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How do salmonella species cause disease(s)?

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How do salmonella species cause disease(s)?

Ingested : Salmonella spp. Are contracted through food, water, and contaminated hands. Once in the intestine they can cause diarrhea or spread to the blood and possibly other organs. ...Read more

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What"s increase vegal tone that causes droped beats- is it dangearous?

What"s increase vegal tone that causes droped beats- is it dangearous?

Vagus nerve: Vagal stimulation is associated with bradycardia and hypotension- and fainty feeling. Falling is dangerous. Discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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What are the causes of erectile disfunction in men in their early 20's?

What are the causes of erectile disfunction in men in their early 20's?

Performance anxiety: Performance anxiety is major cause of erectile dysfunction in young men. Well, that & life style, eg smoking, excess alcohol, other illicit drugs, etc. Think of it as stress begets ed which begets stress which . . . Well, you get idea. In older (that's a relative idea) men, our (poor) health gets in the way, eg blood pressure, cholesterol, diabetes, etc. In both cases, don't forget partner, family. ...Read more

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Friend w hogdkin and 4th round chemo. Just fainted briefly. Cause(s)?

Friend w hogdkin and 4th round chemo.  Just fainted briefly.  Cause(s)?

Many possible : Lots of things can cause that, some of which can be serious. I would contact his/her oncologist asap or visit the er. ...Read more