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Elbow Fluid Sac
Shoulder bursa sac ruptured 7 yr ago, new image shows no fluid, scar tissue, and inflammation. Did steroid injection, fluid leaking, what can help?
Bleeding during first trimester slightly irregular gestational sac 17mm fluid collection beside gestational sac free fluid in cervix baby hr 167?
Threaten miscarriage: You need to wait it out and have another ultrasound in a few days. This is a threatened miscarriage. The fht is good. ...Read more
Wrist & forearm stiffness little finger sits on top of ring finger after foosh. X-ray clear MRI - degenerative tear tfcc ultrasound carpal tunnel?
Possible: A fall on outstretched arm may lead to a tear of the triangular fibrocartilage complex. It is also possible the tear predates the fall hence the term degenerative tear. It may not be possible at times to separate the differences between the two ...Read more
ARTHRITIS: You mean suprapatellar space; no such bursa. ...Read more
Fell on elbow, diagnosis w bursitis. 2 weeks of motrin/ice. Inner forearm swollen, not tip if the elbow. Also have a sm fluid filled sac in the area. Normal?
Normal: Sounds like classic olecranon bursitis. Avoid any friction across your elbow. Try using elbow pads if you can't avoid placing friction across your elbow. It could take weeks to months to resolve and you are predisposed to having it again in the future. Draining the fluid is usually a waste of time. ...Read more
Lateral ankle pain. MRI showed "moderate amount of fluid in flexor hallucis longus tendon sheath consistent with tenosynovitis." What does this mean?
MRI came back clear of tears/loose bodies. BUT small suprapatellar effusion, trace knee effusion w/thin superior suprapatellar plica. Future issues?
Plz, t11-t12 broad-based central disc protrusion, it measures about 4x18 mm in size.
The thecal sac is flattened and deformed. Ap dimenesion of sac 7 mm?
Spine Specialist: You may be a candidate for an epidural steroid injection to relieve this pain. Also some surgeons may do surgery if needed. Lastly you could consider a percutaneous discectomy since it is less invasive than surgery however you do need to be the best candidate. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Subcutaneous oedema at lateral & medial in left ankle. Fluid in posterior & subtalar joint with fluid anterolaterally possibly ganglionic. Please help?
Yes : You are probably describing an MRI report and would do well to follow up with your physician to discuss. The medial and lateral edema described refers to swelling that is present under the skin. This could represent an injury such as an ankle sprain, or could be inflammatory. A ganglion is a flyid filled cyst that can cause local irritation and pain, not uncommonly found in the foot and hand. ...Read more
Bursal injury : This is a type of injury that affects a specialized sac of fluid called a bursa. We have many all over our body, in the ankle they can occur in front of or behind the achilles tendon. They can also form in response to pressure to serve as a buffer against irritation. When injured they can be painful and inflamed feeling much like a deep bruise. ...Read more
Rest: Fluid around a tendon sheath that is visible or you can feel indicates that the tendon is inflamed esp. If it hurts. Fluid often is seen on MRI of ankle and may not be clinically significant. If there are symptoms (pain, weakness, loss of function) do not play soccer till under care of doc and better.Rest is first line of treatment. ...Read more
C3-c4c4-c5 left paracentral osteochondral bar indenting thecal sac no foraminal stenosis. c5-c6 central osteochondral bar indenting thecal sac. means?
Spinal stenosis: That is another way to describe a condition known as spinal stenosis. One way to say it is that you have developed some bone spurs (oseochondral bars) that are narrowing (narrowing equals stenosis) the central part of the nerve canal but not the for amen. I would discuss your findings and treatment options with your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Orthopedist: Most orthopedists can drain the fluid off. However, many effusions (fluid within knee) return after draining. Your surgeon should also find the cause of the fluid to begin with. Some causes of fluid may include: meniscus tears, acl tears, new cartilage tears, infections, and a variety of inflammatory arthridities. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer