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Causes Of Pseudoarthrosis
Movement: If there is too much movement or if it becomes infected. ...Read more
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
Hello. Can Sacral Pseudoarthrosis be congenital? No broken bones ever. Slight scoliosis. Chronic back pain/years. Please advise. Thank you.
Yes: Yes, it can develop as a result of congential segmentation anomalies/anatomic variations. ...Read more
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
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
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
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