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Pertaining to skin.: Skin is the largest and one of most complex organs of body. 3 layers: epidermis (outer), dermis (main part) and subcutaneous layers covers entire body, contains many specialized cells, maintains body temp, gathers sensory info from the outer world, has extremely important immune functions. It can give crucial clues as to what is internal. Dermatology and plastic surgery are devoted to this organ. ...Read more
Skin is the largest and one of most complex organs of body. 3 layers: epidermis (outer), dermis (main part) and subcutaneous layers covers entire body, contains many specialized cells, maintains body temp, gathers sensory info from the outer world, has extremely important immune functions. It can give crucial clues as to what is internal. Dermatology and plastic surgery are ...Read more
Several: There was a breakthrough a few months ago in the molecular biology of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. The spinal atrophies (which is what stephen hawking probably really has) are genetically programmed. Poliomyelitis and a west nile variant selectively kill these cells when they become infected with a virus. ...Read more
Cutaneous larval mig: This is the skin manifestation of an insect parasite crawling under the skin, usually on the arms or legs, and shows as actual yarn-sized and shaped raising of the skin. Treatment is a common prescription cream applied daily for several days. And cures it. ...Read more
Allodynia newer name: Cutaneous hyperesthesia is a bit dated. Several things such as migraines, acute appendicitis, radiculopathies of the cervical and lumbar spines, Shingles or a herpetic skin infection can cause this heightened sensation of the skin which can also be seen in a condition know as Complex Regional Pain Syndrome or (CRPS) which can occur after a major injury, surgery/operation, or long bone fracture. ...Read more
Swelling & nerves: A pinched nerve normally causes numbness, tingling, or a sensation of burning. Swelling and color change may occur with certain nerve conditions. A cutaneous nerve tends to supply a sense of touch to the skin. In this area, is there numbness to touch? What about to temperature, like an ice cube? Cutaneous nerves are difficult to test. Problems with them may be diagnosed by exam only. ...Read more
I have a grade 2 intrameniscal degenerative changes in posterior horn on medial me iscus what does this mean?
I was at the corner of a sidewalk and a firetruck decided to hit its horn almost right next to me. Now I'm reading loud noises can cause perm damage.
You'll be fine: Those loud noises regarding permanent damage are after a life time of damage. Like living on an aircraft carrier or listening to loud music with your headphones for decades. A random blast by a firetruck will not cause any permanent damage. You'll be fine :) ...Read more
What does it mean when an EMG states that lateral plantar cutaneous sensory responses are absent on the left?
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