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Inflammation Spots In The Brainstem
Inflammation is the body's attempt at self-protection; the aim being to remove harmful stimuli, including damaged cells, irritants, or pathogens - and begin the healing process. Inflammation is part of the complex biological response of vascular tissues to harmful stimuli, such as pathogens, ...Read more
Which malfunction is caused by the inflammation of the membranes surrounding the brain and spinal cord?
Multiple sclerosis: Many diseases can cause "white spots" to appear on the MRI imaging studies of the brain and spine. Multiple sclerosis is one of the most common conditions. Strokes, cancer, infection, and some other rare neurological disorders can also cause similar issues. Sometimes further physical examination, blood work, and a spinal fluid tap may be necessary to get a diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Flow-voids in the major vessels in the base of the brain appear grossly patent.low cerebellar tonsils about 5 mm below the foramag?
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
Could too much pressure damage the pigment tissue in the iris resulting in a discolouration of the iris?
If the nerves inside the eye like the ciliary nerves get damaged could it effect the color of the iris resulting in a darker colored iris?
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
A voluminous lesion in the tail of the pancreas also encompassing the greater curvature of the stomach,12cm tumor.is dangerous fibroscopy?operated?
Cystadenoma: This size lesion expanding to stomach can not be the classic adenoCa. It is probably an islet cell neoplasm or more likely cystadenoma. Since the latter almost always converts to carcinoma, resection of distal pancreas, spenectomy since splenic vein always involved and partial gastectomy must be performed. Laparotomy should be used and depending on path, chemo may be needed PO. ...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?
Eye blood vessels: On the whites of your eyes are not connected to the iris. They are a different system of vessels. ...Read more
Pains: Aneurysm is usually asymptomatic until the clinical event occurs. Pain in the head could possibly be a sign of ruptured or enlarging aneurysm but it would be unlikely to be a sign of an aneurysm not actively enlarging or rupturing. In the spectrum of pains behind the ear, aneurysm would be way down on the list. ...Read more
What are somethings in the skin, located in the neck near hair, of which can be removed continuously a layer.
Skin: Not sure from your description. Can you give us more details? ...Read more
Normal phenomenon: Virchow-robin spaces are a phenomenon we see on mri's. They are merely the spaces we can see around blood vessels. Occasionally, a radiologist will describe 'enlarged' vr spaces. This is a normal finding...The spaces are just a little bigger than usual. ...Read more
Whould a cervical spine MRI show the cause of pressure, numbness, tenderness of the area at the base of the skull to the middle of the top of neck?
It may or may not as: There are several different possibilities for your symptoms including none cervical spine ones-some may arise from the cervical spine but may also not be diagnosed by the MRI as well-tests are usually done to confirm or help to narrow done the possible causes after a careful history and exam is done by a physician who will then order the appropriate tests or referrals ...Read more
Viral: Autoimmune reaction or viral infection could be the cause. ...Read more
Can bell's palsy cause complete deafness in the ear and swollen lymph nodes down to the clavicle on the affected side of face?
Not likely: There may be some other underlying cause for all of this. It's possible that the bell's palsy was misdiagnosed and now with these other issues the true issue can b detected. The lymph nodes and decreased hearing are concerning and a visit to an ENT as well as imaging likely with a ct scan with contrast is indicated. If the nodes are large and mobile a biopsy may b easy to as well. Must see md. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can MRI detect irritation/inflammation of the ilioinguinal and iliohypogastric nerves in the pelvis?
Yes it can.: Electrophysiologic study is the standard way of checking for nerve entrapment. Lately, with the advent of new technologies, MRI & mr neurograpy can be used as diagnostic tools as well. Take care! http://m.Radiographics.Rsna.Org/content/30/4/983.Long. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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