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Enlarged Ventricles Of The Brain In Infants
Depends.....: It really depends on the difference in size from a benign condition to something very serious. ...Read more
Flow-voids in the major vessels in the base of the brain appear grossly patent.low cerebellar tonsils about 5 mm below the foramag?
Why the overpressure on the anterior fontanelle by neonatal brain ultrasound cause bradycardia of the neonate?
Cushing reflex : Increased intracranial pressure from any cause at any age & decreased blood flow to certain parts of the brain can cause Cushing's triad: increased blood pressure, irregular breathing, & bradycardia. Since a neonate's skull bones aren't fused, increased pressure causes the fontanelle to bulge. Doctors will determine the cause - hydrocephalus, bleeding, infection, etc. & reduce the pressure ASAP. ...Read more
Englargment of the anterior horn of the right lateral ventricle secondary to the brain volume loss from the resection (meningioma tumor) meaning?
The fluid in: The brain is bigger in a shift from the loss of tissue from tumor removal ...Read more
Is cardiomegaly the enlargement of the cardiac tissue or the dilation of the heart (increase in the volume/space)? confused
Only 1 large part: Cerebrum has a left and right hemisphere. ...Read more
Left hemisphere: This controls the right side body functions such as motor & sensory, and through connections with the right hemisphere, it controls complex activities. ...Read more
Menigeal: Carcinomatosis (if a cancer) or lymphomtous or leukemic menigitis. The former carries a poor prognosis. It is addressed in children with cranio-spinal irradiation and intr-thecal chemotherapy. In adults with solid tumors, it is a mark of quite advanced disease, causes cranial neuropathy, and weakness. Rarely only site of disease. ...Read more
What is the name of that illness which is inside the nerves of the brain when the nervous currents can't cross the nerves of the brain in left side?
not sure: Not sure i understand the question. Do you mean like a disconnection syndrome? Maybe try rephrasing your question. ...Read more
What is the overall name for the two large parts of the brain not including the brainstem and cerebellum?
Reversible?: It depends. Is the ischemia reverisble or irreversible? Was it detected on a nuclear stress test? Assume it's reversible as seen in a nuclear stress test.Such things seen on a perfusion scan are often referred to as apical defects.That said, along with other indications, i might suggest a clinical correlation via an angiogram or ccta. The consequences could not be determined without a cath or ccta. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What type?Confirmed?: Use HealthTap Prime to discuss complex cases. I'm uncertain (1) how you KNOW that the spots are xanthogranulomas [XG], (2) if they're in the choroid plexus & (3) how long they've been there. Are XGs also present on the skin? Does the pt have Juvenile Xanthogranuloma Disease (JXG)? Choroid plexus XGs don't cause any symptoms but JXG is associated with neuro disease. Diffuse slowing is nonspecific. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lymph nodes: The central nervous system including the brain and spinal cord lack classical lymph vessels. There is a blood brain barrier to prevent or reduce the risk of infection entering the brain. The blood brain barrier may also explain why primary brain tumors rarely spread outside the brain. ...Read more
Mild prominence of cortical sulci at the top of the calvarium reflecting minor involutional change.MR brain without constrast otherwise unremarkable.
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