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Doctor insights on: Hyperpigmentation In Hemiplegia

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Do hemineglect, hemiplegia occur from damage to the parietal lobe?

Do hemineglect, hemiplegia occur from damage to the parietal lobe?

Yes: Contralateral weakness can be present. Sensation is altered on the same side, and pts have trouble localizing motion in time and space. Extinction phenomena occur, position sensation can be lost, the affected limb may not be recognized or even thought to be part of another person. ...Read more

Dr. Patricia Foster
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One Sided Paralysis (Definition)

One-sided paralysis is a clinical finding in which a person is unable to move on one side of his body. This is often ...Read more


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What causes hyperpigmentation in children?

What causes hyperpigmentation in children?

Inflammation: Any rash can inflame the basal layer of skin where the pigment cells are and cause the pigment to drop into the dermis causing hyperpigmentation. This will resolve with time but can be diminished with prescription creams. ...Read more

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Does isotrentinoid reduce pore size, post inflammatory hyper pigmentation, or acne scars (even in the slightest)?

Does isotrentinoid reduce pore size, post inflammatory hyper pigmentation, or acne scars (even in the slightest)?

Depends: Retin A (tretinoin) is an amazing med, and one of the only proven medications to treat a multitude of things in the skin. Its main function is cell turnover which helps to decrease fine lines and wrinkles and smoothen the skin. It can improve pigmentation issues when used with appropriate brightening products.It does not really affect pore size, and can improve acne scars. www.arslanianplasticsurgery.com ...Read more

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Is cerebral palsy the outcome of in utero stroke?

Is cerebral palsy the outcome of in utero stroke?

Not routinely: Not in the usual sense that we think of strokes: blocked arteries cutting off circulation or bleeding into a localized area. For a good summary from the nih, see: http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0001734/. ...Read more

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Why does the facial skin hyperpigment in perimenopause?

Why does the facial skin hyperpigment in perimenopause?

Skin discoloration: Changes in hormone levels in combination with sun exposure over the years contributes to discoloration of the skin. Daily sun protection. A topical retinoid and vit c are good preventive measures. ...Read more

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Help please! is cerebral palsy the outcome of all in utero stroke children?

Help please! is cerebral palsy the outcome of all in utero stroke children?

No: In-utero stroke patients come in all shapes and sizes. Some strokes are large and occur late in the pregnancy and can produce significant problems in the child including cp. Other strokes may be small and occur early enough in the pregnancy that the brain can repair itself before the child is born, and the child will develop perfectly normally. Most cases and outcomes lie in between these examples. ...Read more

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Is numbness in left site of body in a few seconds related to frontal lobe epilepsy?

Is numbness in left site of body in a few seconds related to frontal lobe epilepsy?

Could be sensory sz: But other causes exist, and your doctor's exam can point the way. An EEG might display to activity, and anti-seizure meds, if appropriate, could prevent future spells. ...Read more

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Venous tos with old, permanent dvt. Vascular surgeons prescribed only physiotherapy. Enough? Can a new clot form in the area?No clotting disorders.

Venous tos with old, permanent dvt. Vascular surgeons prescribed only physiotherapy. Enough? Can a new clot form in the area?No clotting disorders.

new clot possible?: Depends. Pt is not unreasonable, though, many would recommend a 1st rib resection to releive the compression that may have caused the clot in the 1st place. ...Read more

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How to treat facial edema in estrogen dominance?

How to treat facial edema in estrogen dominance?

Dominance??: There is no such thing as estrogen dominance. Edema that occurs with your cycle is normal and goes away on its own. Don't try to treat something that is not a desease. It only results in disappointment and possible harm. ...Read more

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Stroke in right primary motor cortex in arm. What kind of long-term damage can be expected from this?

Stroke in right primary motor cortex in arm. What kind of long-term damage can be expected from this?

Outcomes may vary: The outcome varies a lot. Some people have permanent paralysis with increased muscle tone and increased relfexes. Most people have subtle weakness and increased reflexes, and some people have no weakness. A good way to predict how the long term outcome will be depends on how much function there is at 1 week, 3 weeks, 3 months, and 12 months after the stroke. ...Read more

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Describe the disorder called facial scarring after acne.?

Describe the disorder called facial scarring after acne.?

Depressed scars: Inflammatory acne with cysts can cause depression of skin as ice picks, rolling scars or irregular indentations. In some cases on chest back and even on face tbere may be raised scar tissue. Treatment can include dermal fillers such as artefill, subcison or scar release, and fractionated co2 or erbium laser to improve appearance of scars. Repeated sessions can achieve over 50% improvement. ...Read more

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My aunt was diagnosed of Mild Cerebral atrophy, (8*9mm) sized hypo intense lesion noted in right frontal region of scalp. How to address?any remedies?

My aunt was diagnosed of Mild Cerebral atrophy, (8*9mm) sized hypo intense lesion noted in right frontal region of scalp. How to address?any remedies?

Nothing to worry: Cerebral atrophy is a universal aging process that everyone gets. Mild cerebral atrophy that your aunt has is probably nothing more than normal aging. As for the small lesion in the right frontal scalp region, I must advise that you have her primary care physician look at this. If the lesion was in the brain, then a nonspecific small lesions in the brain are also very common with aging. ...Read more

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Is cerebral palsy the after effect of an in utero stroke?

Is cerebral palsy the after effect of an in utero stroke?

It can be: CP is defined as a disorder of motion & posture based on an injury to the developing nervous system at any point from the early stages of pregnancy up to the 3rd birthday. A stroke in utero is that sort of injury.Such issues as cord events, where the flow of blood was pinched off for a period & intrauterine infection are other possible causes. ...Read more

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What is the role of rehabilitation robots in upper limb care post stroke?

Very important: The post stroke treatment it is very complicated , it needs a lot of time and efforts from the patient and from the therapist.The role of the robots in the treatment it is very important and helpful. It helps with the functions lost , and the rehabilitation of the affected limb. ...Read more

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Something in the cerebral hemispheres controlling motor function?

Something in the cerebral hemispheres controlling motor function?

Motor Stip: The cerebral hemispheres have the central fissure. Sort of sepeartes the front part of the brain from the back part of the brain. Anterior or closer to the eyes is a strip of brain that controls almost all motor function and behind the fissue is a strip that controls almost all sensory function. http://thebrain.mcgill.ca/flash/d/d_06/d_06_cr/d_06_cr_mou/d_06_cr_mou.html. ...Read more

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What is spastic hemiparesis in children?

What is spastic hemiparesis in children?

One side affected: This generally refers to a disorder of strength and mobility involving one side of the body.The limbs are stiff and movement is difficult but possible.Hemiplegia would mean the side is essentially paralyzed. It is often the result of pre-natal brain injury/stroke and more often found in premature infants. ...Read more

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Paralyzis and hyperalgesia in one limb initiated 2 weeks after scoliosis surgery. sphincter incont Clonus. Spasticity. upper motor neuron lesion? why?

Paralyzis and hyperalgesia in one limb initiated 2 weeks after scoliosis surgery. sphincter incont Clonus. Spasticity. upper motor neuron lesion? why?

Postop complication: One has to worry about a delayed postoperative complication-significant!!!! Need to see operating surgeon . Potential causes would be hematoma(blood) compressing spinal cord or even a spinal cord lesion remote from operative site ...Read more

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Dr. Monib Zirvi
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Increased Skin Pigmentation (Definition)

Increased skin pigmentation = more color due to having more pigment in the outermost layer of ...Read more


Dr. Kathleen Gilmore
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Hyperpigmentation (Definition)

Hyperpigmentation means that there is increased color of ...Read more