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What are the dorsal and ventral surfaces on humans?

What are the dorsal and ventral surfaces on humans?

Anatomic Position: During the study of Human Anatomy, it is important to understand what "anatomic position" is. Anatomic position is when a human is facing forward, with the arms an hands at the side, with the palms facing forward. Everything in the front in anatomic position is ventral, everything behind is dorsal. That does not change if the limb position changes. For the foot, the "top" is dorsal. ...Read more

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Doctors, what is the difference between a dorsal and ventral ramus?

Doctors, what is the difference between a dorsal and ventral ramus?

Back vs belly: Dorsal refers to back while ventral refers to belly. Check out https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anatomical_terms_of_location for more anatomic descriptions. ...Read more

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What is effacement of the ventral thecal sac?

Basically, it means : There is slight or minimal compression externally placed onto the outer covering of the spinal cord which can be from a variety of conditions usually not leading to any neurologic findings or even symptoms. ...Read more

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What is severe bilateral defomity of the ventral sac and cord?

What is severe bilateral defomity of the ventral sac and cord?

Omphalocele: This could be omphalocele with or without rupture and extra-abdominal location of major organs. But multiple possibilities exist. Be sure to get your ultrasound from an expert. ...Read more

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What do swellings on the dorsal roots of the spinal nerves signify?

What do swellings on the dorsal roots of the spinal nerves signify?

Nerve cell bodies: The dorsal root ganglion (the enlargement) is the place in the nerve where the cell bodies of feeling nerves (sensory nerves) are located. ...Read more

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Need expert opinions about skin preparation on dorsal recumbent position?

Need expert opinions about skin preparation on dorsal recumbent position?

Not clear: You need to word your question in a way that makes it easier to understand. ...Read more

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Is it possible that a facet pain in the dorsal area to resolve with time? It started 5 months ago.

Is it possible that a facet pain in the dorsal area to resolve with time? It started 5 months ago.

Yes: Pain in the dorsal area may be related to the facet. If so, the pain should improve with sitting and lying on the side. The facets can become inflamed and resolve with time. Strengthening the muscles around the facet will facilitate this improvement and is not dangerous. ...Read more

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Had septorhinoplasty 8 weeks ago, left with a residual dorsal hump, Dr says he can shave it down after 9 months if no improvement, how?

Had septorhinoplasty 8 weeks ago, left with a residual dorsal hump, Dr says he can shave it down after 9 months if no improvement,  how?

Septorhinoplasty: At eight weeks there is tesidual edema and most likely you are not seeing your fin result. Ask your surgeon if Yoy have specific questions about a future procedure. ...Read more

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In peyrione's disease are the plaque's or the curving ever on the side? Most sites say it's on dorsal or bottom. Is the side very very rare in this?

In peyrione's disease are the plaque's or the curving ever on the side? Most sites say it's on dorsal or bottom. Is the side very very rare in this?

Not rare: The plaques are often on the side, causing the excessive curvature. Difficult to treat, but you might try topical application of DMSO (horse liniment) available from a health food store or feed store. Use 70% concentration. Higher concentration may be irritating with repeated use. High dose vitamin E (1,000 IU) per day has also been used. ...Read more