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No relation: These are 2 different disorders. Exhibitionism is one of several paraphilias, and involves exposing one's genitals to unsuspecting strangers in public -- usually to get a response of shock or fear. More common in men. Women with histrionic pd may dress provocatively, but their motive is to draw attention and love, not to shock. They don't usually "flash" unsuspecting public either. ...Read more
What is the difference between extra-articular, partial-articular, complete-articular and intra-articular? (for a distal femur fracture)
Got my bone scan. Multifocal uptake seen in mid to distal radius and ulna? Subtle uptake in distal aspects of both bones but no bony lesions? Meaning?
What is moderate joint effusion, joint space narrowing "lateral" of the patellofemoral joint and bones slightly osteopenic and signif. Vascular calcif?
Osteoarthritis: Your description suggests that you have moderate osteoarthritic damage to the knee. The effusion is the joint fluid which has been produced by the arthritic inflammation. The vascular calcification is arteriosclerotic changes in arteries. Ask your doctor to review the films with you. ...Read more
See details: Oligoarthritis means 4 or fewer joints involved, polyarthritis is greater than 4 joints involved. ...Read more
What are the differences between philosophical counselling, humanistic psychology, and existential psychotherapy?
What does this mean Increased areas of radiotracer uptake at the acromioclavicular joints bilaterally, coracoid processes bilaterally, and knee joints?
Help doctors! what're volar plate and dorsal plate with reference to metatarsophalangeal and interphalangeal joints please?
Blue Plate Special.: The volar plate or palmar plate is more commonly used to describe structures located in the hand. However, volar plate, or more commonly called the plantar plate, can be used to describe the fibrocartilagenous structures of the metatarsal phalangeal and interphalangeal joints located in the feet as well. I am not familiar with the term dorsal plate other than distal radius fixation in the wrist. ...Read more
What are the main differences between a psychopath, sociopath, borderline personality disorder, and narcissistic personality disorder?
Major differences: Psychopath= a person who exploits others without concern for whether they are hurting the person (i.e. Not having a conscience) ("sociopath" is an outdated term for psychopath) borderline personality=is typically a long-standing set of traits that cause extreme and chronic relationship problems narcissistic personality=long-standing belief and acting that one is superior to others. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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The two terms: are used interchangeably.Get a more detailed answer ›
Where is the difference between monodimensional, bidimensional, threedimensional and colour doppler echocardiography?
A lot: This is procedural and scientific question that needs more room than in this space. Look up m-mode, b-mode and real time echocardiography. This link as some info but is incomplete: http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/echocardiography 3d is really 4d when you add in time. ...Read more
My ankle xray 8mm lucency in medial talar dome consistent with osteochondral lesion. Enthesophyte at posterior aspect of the calcaneus, means what?
See orthopedist : Those findings especially at the dome of the talus was once osteochondritis dessicans. To try and avoid further aritic findings talk to your doctor. That talar finding is an "old" injury. So too is enthesophyte ( spur) ...Read more
Distal is at the : Back of the heel proximal is anywhere above that... ...Read more
Radiology question: what does abnormal signal associated with the articulate carriage of the medial meniscus tibial plateau posteriorly mean?
Knee Degeneration: Wear and tear of the knee can lead to abnormal signals on mri. The meniscus is a large cushion structure in the knee, and can show abnormal signal when it is torn or worn. The decision on treatment will be based on your symptoms. If you have a tear you may benefit from a surgical clean up. Surgery is more predictable at fixing locking. And clicking than relieving pain. Hope that helps. :). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
X-ray of both hands = narrowing radiocarpal articulation on both side. What does tht mean? Joint space ok, no ulnar styloid, no erosive changes.
Degenerative disease: Details like those from a report favor early degenerative disease with attendant loss of articular cartilage, but seeing the images is best to ensure this is not just normal variant anatomy (given the fact that it is bilateral). Next month patients will be able to upload their studies for imaging second opinions to http://conciergeradiologist.Com. Check out the site for more info. ...Read more
Flat feet: Here is the simple answer....Posterior tibial tendon dysfunction or pttd is a flat foot deformity. It could be rigid or flexible and present with pain at the arch or heel area. Tarsal tunnel syndrome or tts is a compression syndrome (such as carpal tunnel syndrome in the hand) of the posterior tibial nerve. Pttd can cause tts. Therapy can vary significantly. Treatments include orthotics to surg. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers