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How rare and/or serious is crystal calcium deposits in the longus colli tendon, c1-c2? (hadd, copp)

How rare and/or serious is crystal calcium deposits in the longus colli tendon, c1-c2? (hadd, copp)

Not : Rare but uncommon. The problem is treated with nonsteroidal medications and, sometimes, oral steroids. It can be an uncomfortable disease but is not life threatening. ...Read more

Muscle (Definition)

It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more


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Calcified structure anterior to c1-c2 articulation.Represents longus colli hydroxyapatite tendonitis deposition or c1-c2 cppd arthropathy.Means? Help?

Calcified structure anterior to c1-c2 articulation.Represents longus colli hydroxyapatite tendonitis deposition or c1-c2 cppd arthropathy.Means? Help?

Poor communication: The person who can best explain this to you is the physician who examined you and ordered the testing. It is too complex to attempt to elucidate in 400 spaces, but you might try to google both of these and look for explanations in laymen's terms. Good luck. ...Read more

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I sneezed and now have left throat pain for a week when swallowing in the area of the longus colli. Anything to be condensed with other than strain?

I sneezed  and now have left throat pain for a week when swallowing in the area of the longus colli. Anything  to be condensed with other than strain?

Soar throat: Is not uncommon , some times due allergy , viral infestation or bacterial infection, treatment is based on the cause . See u physician for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Grade 1 sprain of gracilis sinister and partial rupture of aductor longus muscle recovery time?

Grade 1 sprain of gracilis sinister and partial rupture of aductor longus muscle recovery time?

A few weeks: That should heal within a few weeks, anywhere from 2 - 8 weeks. You can progressively increase your physical activity as you heal. If you are no better after 8 weeks you should return to your physician. ...Read more

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Could flexor halucis longus muscle injury cause posterior lower leg to appear wider than other leg?

Could flexor halucis longus muscle injury cause posterior lower leg to appear wider than other leg?

Probably not: although the FHL originates from the calf, it would require substantial swelling and therefore pain to demonstrate a noticeable difference in leg circumference... ...Read more

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Ext. digitorum longus muscle is sticking out. Pain along peroneal tendon. Had MRI from medial side. Shouldn’t they have used MRI from lateral instead?

Ext. digitorum longus muscle is sticking out. Pain along peroneal tendon. Had MRI from medial side. Shouldn’t they have used MRI from lateral instead?

Mri: it should include both when you have it done. There is no medial or lateral its a full scan from side to side depend on sagittal or frontal or transverse ...Read more

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Minimal fluid around the tendon sheath of the peroneus bervis and peroneus longus muscles suggestive for tenosynovitis what is the treatment?

Rest: Tendonitis is treated by relative rest (cease from all activities that give pain), physical therapy, and anti-inflammatories (ibuprofen, alleve). Sometimes immobilization is neede in a cast or boot. A cortisone shot if often helpful, but cannot be done in some areas of tendonitis. ...Read more

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Extensor Carpi Radialis longus (inside forearm arm) muscle small knot? Longish-lump, tension? Pain when flexing wrist shoots to upper arm

Extensor Carpi Radialis longus (inside forearm arm) muscle small knot? Longish-lump, tension? Pain when flexing wrist shoots to upper arm

Lump in muscle : should be evaluated certainly could be any number of benign condition are benign tumor or muscle strain or injury but there's also the possibility that it something more like a sarcoma which is rAre. But not unheard of It's more notable if it's a lump in a muscle if it's truly within the muscle than which muscle one thinks it is. it is in the forearm. ...Read more