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Hypoplasia Of The Left Sigmoid And Transverse Sinuses
Eye sight degraded, MR venography shows narrowing to full occlusion of transverse and sigmoid sinuses, feeling headache in left back of head?
To the ER: I assume if you had MR venography that shows narrowing to full occlusion you have already saught care. This can be related to a cavernous sinus thrombosis which is severe vision threatening condition. Please make sure you follow all the guidelines set out by your physicians. Good luck ...Read more
Sinuses are air filled spaces in the head that have several proposed functions: 1. They serve as shock absorbers in cases of head trauma 2. Lighten the skull 3. Humidify and filter the air while also producing mucus 4. Play a role in vocal resonance. The head contains 4 paired sinus cavities: maxillaries (cheek) under the eyes, ethmoids (between the eyes), frontals (above ...Read more
I had a brain MRA-MRV, all is normal but there is a note "hypoplasia LEFT TRANSVERSE Gulf REPRESENTS ANATOMY variation. What does this means? Its ok?
It means: It is normal. What you describe is a common normal anatomic variation. ...Read more
" hypoplasia of the left anterior cerebral artery a1 segment is noted. Impression: normal mra of the circle of willis." what does above hypoplasia mea
Unusually small: That finding means that one of the arterial branches in your brain didn't develop fully. Not to worry though because if the report is'normal' that brain territory is getting blood from elsewhere. Many people have hypoplasia of a segmental artery which is usually inconsequential. ...Read more
Does hypoplasia of the left anterior cerebral artery a1 segment increase risk for aneurysm or ischemic and hemorrhaging strokes? If yes why?
It shouldn't: Hypoplasia is commonly a normal finding. It should not increase risk of any kind of stroke. ...Read more
What does left anterior cerebral artery (a1)hypoplasia on head mra report means? For above is there high risk for ischemic or hemorrhaging stroke (s)?
Normal: It is a common normal variant that doesn't carry risk of stroke. We all have some asymmetry in blood vessels and hypoplasia simply means that blood vessel is smaller than it's counterpart on the other side. ...Read more
I was born with optic nerve hypoplasia, being left eye dominant, my right has shrunk over 35 yrs (phthisis or atrophy). What is the latest treatment?
No new treatments: Unfortunately, there are no new treatments available for phthisis bulb. The atrophied eye has become disorganized and non-functional. If the eye has become cosmetically unacceptable options can include cosmetic contact lenses or a prosthetic shell which can be custom designed to fit over the shrunken eye and to look like the other eye. ...Read more
Hi I had polps removed from my left side colon sigmoid part one was 7mm n there other was sessil and 4mm how long should results take to come back?
Depends on the lab: It may take few days and it depends on the labs. Some labs send the results earlier that the others. ...Read more
I had a large polyp removed from the transverse in June removed three small polyps from the sigmoid in Dec. Still waiting histology. How likely cance?
Polyps: An anatomic or pathologic diagnosis should have been available long before now. You can't exclude malignancy until the tissue diagnosis is available. Even if no malignancy is found you must be under the care of a gastroenterologist or colorectal surgeon for treatment and thorough surveillance for your multiple polyposis of the colon. ...Read more
What does it mean if you have several rounded filling defects in the transverse sinuses on the post-gadolinium?
Usually: This is due to arachnoid granulations, a relatively common incidental anatomic variation of no particular significance. However, speak to your doctor about it to be sure. ...Read more
I'm having some numbness in my left cheek. Should I be concerned? I have some minor congestion - could it be due to sinuses?
Yes: Numbness in a cheek only would be rare for any significant neurological problem. Most commonly seen in sinus congestion ...Read more
My brother's CEMRI shows Diffuse mucosal thickening are seen in both ethmoidal & both maxillary sinuses, more on left side?
Causes the sinuses to be swollen.
without an exam, I can only give general information ...Read more
My husband often wakes up with the left side of his face numb and tingly. It generally gets better after he gets up. Can it be from the sinuses?
Mucosal thickening in the right great than left maxillary & sphenoid sinuses with scattered mucosal disease in ethmoid air cells. What's this mean?
Maybe nothing: The fact that you have scattered mucosal thickening (not necessarily disease) in the sinuses does not necessarily equate to disease. Do you have yellow-green nasal discharge, post nasal discharge, pain or pressure in the face or top of the head? These are the major symptoms of rhino-sinusitis. In other words, are you feeling ill? Check with an ENT doctor. ...Read more
I had a partial sigmoid colectomy ten months ago, diverticulitis symptoms gone. Still have chronic llq pain. Lifting left leg causes pain.
Mri says I have mucoperiosteal thickiening in my maxillary sinuses. Having chronic pain on the left side of my face. Solutions? Have had 3 surgeries.
What is extensive opacification of the left sphenoid sinus and polypoid mucosial thickening in maxialary sinuses bilateraly?
Slight swelling over the eyebrow by my frontal sinuses on the left side is that something serious? No insurance and only ER is were I can go
Eyebrow swelling: Hard to say in this forum. Why don't you make an appointment to come see me since you are close to my office! ...Read more
My septum is deviated to the left and blocks Flonase from getting fully up in sinuses. Can I add a few sprays of Flonase into my Nettie pot w/saline?
Won't work: If you believe the deviated septum is in the way of the flonase spray reaching up to your nasal cavity, then you're not taking it right to start with. You should direct the nozzle inside your nose backwards and towards your ear not towards your septum and not towards your eyes, adding the medicines to the saline in the neti pot won't be of value due to dilution and will be rinsed, it's meant to stay ...Read more
If patient had total colectomy with Ileostomy placement, can they have a surgical procedure involving ileum to sigmoid/left colon several yrs later.
YES: If one performs a left colectomy, even extending the dissection below peritoneal reflection, as long as there is a rectal stump, 1-2 cm above the levators, proximal bowel can be reanastomosed. One can creates a pouch from the proximal bowel to make anastomosis easier and have the pouch act as a partial reservoir for the liquid feces in the ileum that will be used for anastomosis ...Read more
Can pain caused by colon cancer switch locations? For some time period its in the sigmoid, then in transverse, etc. (pain is felt only at one part)?
It is highly unlikely that you have colon cancer.
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I have been having troubles with ears and sinuses for 4 years with no help. New MRI says I have hypo plastic left 8th nerve. Can't find much online..
Mri: mild opacification of the inferior left maxillary & right sphenoid sinuses. A mild opacification is seen in the inferior right mastoid air cells?
If no symptoms....:
Probably nothing to worry about. Many patients have some mucosal thickening or a small amount of fluid in 1 or more of the sinuses or mastoid air cells.
However, if there is pressure, pain or tenderness over the sinuses or around/behind an ear, a fever or foul smelling, bloody or purulent nasal secretions, a sinus infection or mastoiditis is a concern.
Please see your doctor. ...Read more
Colon - cecum, ascending, hepatic flexure, transverse, splenic flexure, descending, sigmoid, rule out mcn, " are multiple tan, irregular to linear soft?
What is the question: Please resubmit your question; as it is written it is currently not possible for me to answer. I look forward to your resubmission and being able to answer your question. ...Read more
Ct scan report states: there conchabullosa on the left. What does this mean? Does it have to do with my sinuses?
See below: It is an air filled cavity that most people do not have inside the nose. It is a likely cause of nasal obstruction and is easy to fix if needed. Most ENT surgeons do this in the or, however, some like myself, perform it under local anesthesia in the office. It is not painful and takes less than 5 minutes. ...Read more
Can sinuses cause a few of your lymph nodes (One in the left side, lower neck. The other on the right in the corner of the jaw) to swell?
The left side of my nose and sinuses always feels stuffier and takes longer to clear whenever I get a cold. Could that indicate a deviated septum?
I have severe narrowing of digestive tract plus severe sigmoid diverticulosis in different parts of colon. Constant niggling pain in low left side.
Sinuses triggering Migraines?? Slightly deviated septum to left. Frontal/sinonasal drainage pathways are opacified. Ostiomeatal units also pacified
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