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Discogenic Degenerative Disease
Explain mri: l5-s1 mild discogenic disease, spondylosis, a diffuse posterior bulge and a broad based hnp compressing thecal sac at both s1 nerve exit
MRI : Your MRI findings suggest degenerative disk disease in your lower back, with some indication there may be compression of one of the nerves that would cause pain in your leg. However, the meaning and importance of these findings depends entirely on the symptoms you are having. What is important is if your symptoms are resolving with rest and anti-inflammatory medicines. ...Read more
5 mm anterolisthesis of L5 on s1, discogenic disease at l4-l5 and l5-s1, arthritic changes of the facets joints at l4l5, l5-s1, mild flattening L4 l2?
Degenerative Disease: What you are describing are arthritic changes in the lumbar spine, what question are you asking, as I am unclear as to what you want to ask! ...Read more
Disc pain: This refers to pain that originate from a disc. The pain may be that of referred pain, ie, lower back, buttock, posterior thigh, groin pain. It may also take the form of radicular pain, ie, pain that radiates down an extremity conforming to a specific nerve root distribution. ...Read more
What is discogenic pain & is it worth notifying my benefit people? I am struggling with everyday tasks; short walks cause alot of pain.
Discogenic pain: Hello ~ it means pain emanating from the intervertebral discs in the spinal column. I have seen this described by radiologists when no other explanation for the backache is found on Xray, MRI. it's flattening of discs. A diagnosis that questions the rationality of doctor and patient. If you have ongoing backache, please ask to see a qualified (Board Cert) back doc thanks ...Read more
No cure: All depend upon what symptoms you have from the stenosis. There is not specific cure, this is usually due to degenerative process of the spine and as such you treat the. Symptoms that could be as simple as physical therapy and some times as complicated as a surgycal procedure in summary thereis not a cure but palliative measures to treat the symptoms. ...Read more
In the last couple of months I have had discogenic pinched nerve in my neck that is not healing and started biting tongue and stutterin g?
See pain management: Nerve impingement can be caused by nerve being sandwiched between two spinal bones, pressed by a bulging disc. It can cause muscle spasm and back pain and burning pain. This condition must be professionally managed. See an interventional pain management specialist for definitive diagnosis and management. Take care. ...Read more
What does Minimal discogenic marrow signal abnormalities superior endplate C6 and C7 mean on an MRI of neck report?
Lower back pain What is a focal DDD at L5-S1 w/ adjacent discogenic marrow changes and an R superimposed central subarticular disc extrusion?
DDD: After the age of 35, the water and protein content of the cartilage of the body changes. This may cause the gradual deterioration of the disc between the vertebrae is referred to as Degenerative Disc Disease. Usually a combination of treatments is used to help manage the disorder. Most patients treated with non-surgical treatments, but in some cases surgery is necessary. ...Read more
This is simple: https://www.cedars-sinai.edu/Patients/Health-Conditions/Degenerative-Disc-Disease.aspxGet a more detailed answer ›
There are many: Causes of degeneration of the macula. In younger patients they are usually genetic mutations (e.g. North Carolina Macular Dystrophy), and later in life they are age related (e.g. Age Related Macular Degeneration) but a genetic predisposition is required, not everyone gets it. Since the macula is where 'central vision' is captured, when the macula degenerates, the visual acuity worsens. ...Read more
Aortic stenosis: A common cause of aortic stenosis or blocked aortic valve. In normal 3 leaflet valves usually presents 65-75 yrs. In bicuspid valves it presents 10-15 yrs earlier. Majority of bicuspid valves develop calcific av disease. Why only some of normal valves do isn't clear. There is a relationship with turbulent blood flow. Also, it shares some risk factors to atherosclerosis. ...Read more
Arthritis: We all get it sooner or later. It is like tires on a car. But unlike worn out tires, there is no cure for it. ...Read more
Like Alheimer,s.: Degenerative nerve diseases can be serious or life-threatening. It depends on their type. Most of them have no cure. The goal of treatment is usually to improve symptoms, relieve pain and increase mobility. Some of those condition(parkinson's disease alzheimer's disease). ...Read more
Hard to say: Depends on a lot and what you do for a living. Being disabled means you cannot do anything else as an occupation since the only ability you had was the one occupation you cannot hold anymore. Recommend never getting labeled "disabled" if possible. ...Read more
Too many to list: However, a few include Alzheimer's, frontotemporal dementia, Parkinson's, Huntington's, spinocerebellar degenerations, motor neuron diseases, etc. Please note that the term degenerative is now considered archaic, as we have learned that many of our disorders have understood causes, and a no longer as mysterious as in years' past. ...Read more
Osteoarthritis: Frequently described as degenerative disease. Ask pcp his opinion of what he was explains to you. ...Read more
Not classified as: Neuropathy represents nerve alteration or damage usually secondary to an underlying medical condition such as diabetes, leprosy, vitamin deficiency. Although occasionally there are some congenital hereditary neuropathies, and some autoimmune nerve disorders, these would not usually be classified as degenerative. It is usually very possible to uncover causation in most cases. ...Read more
Aging: There are disks in your spine between the bones, that function as a type of padding. As we get older they dehydrate to some degree (degenerate). As they do this they may also start to "bulge". Depending on the degree nd location, this can put pressure on nerve roots causing symptoms. ...Read more