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Diagnosis? Grade 2 chondromalacia, mucoid degeneration to acl, subchondral cyst tibial spines,soft tissue swelling in prepatellar- soft tissue lateral

Diagnosis? Grade 2 chondromalacia, mucoid degeneration to acl, subchondral cyst tibial spines,soft tissue swelling in prepatellar- soft tissue lateral

Diagnosis MRI?: Looks like a summary of an MRI Report. Grade 2 chondromalacia means you have some like age and activity related softening or wearing away of the articular cartilage in your knee. Age related changes to your ACL, but not a tear. Soft tissue swelling usually implies some swelling or bruising in the fat beneath your skin, but outside your joint ...Read more

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MRI report"mild fraying&hyperintense signal alteration involving posterior-lateral bundle of left ACL with preserved ligamentous attachments"any harm?

MRI report"mild fraying&hyperintense signal alteration involving posterior-lateral bundle of left ACL with preserved ligamentous attachments"any harm?

It sounds: like a small partial tear or sprain of the anterior cruciate ligament, but difficult to evaluate without seeing the images. Talk to your doctor about next steps. ...Read more

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How to know if I should let go of my babysitter because of her instability?

Basic rules: If you cannot trust the person to follow the guidelines you set and or will worry about what is happening when you are gone, it is time to seek new help. ...Read more

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What exactly is a mental health check?

What exactly is a mental health check?

Wellness screen: A mental health check is brief screening of emotional, social and occupational functioning that is often done as a part of a annual medical check-up. Mental health checks are a good way of identifying people who have undiagnosed but very treatable mental health concerns. ...Read more

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Mri impression subtle hypertence signals noted near femoral attachment of anterior cruciate ligament. Suggestive of edema associated with buckling pcl?

Mri impression subtle hypertence signals noted near femoral attachment of anterior cruciate ligament. Suggestive of edema associated with buckling pcl?

It's a ligament: Pcl is the posterior cruciate ligament. Have your family physician show you the anatomy from one of his medical books. ...Read more

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Mri impression subtle hypertence signals noted near femoral attachment of anterior cruciate ligament. Suggestive of edema associated with buckling pcl?

Mri impression subtle hypertence signals noted near femoral attachment of anterior cruciate ligament. Suggestive of edema associated with buckling pcl?

Sure why not: It would be good to know if you had an injury. Partial tears also could look the same. It is best to discuss this with your orthopedist. ...Read more

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Define health is wealth?

Definition: Good health, mental , physical & spiritual, leads to enjoyment of life to its fullest. Wealth without good health cannot provide any quality to your life. Thus goes this saying! health leads to wealth, but not vice versa! ...Read more

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MRI Diagnosis of Horizontal undersurface tear posterior horn medial meniscus and Grade II Chondromalacia patella with trace knee effusion . Surgery?

MRI Diagnosis of Horizontal undersurface tear posterior horn medial meniscus and 
Grade II Chondromalacia patella with trace knee effusion . Surgery?

Obviously you have -: -symptoms, so if the trouble is locking, giving way, the findings indicate a mechanical problem in the knee. You need to follow the advice of your orthopedic surgeon who is familiar with your case, especially if you have treated with him/her for a while. The surgery is only driven by your symptoms. The thing to remember is there is no orth prob so severe that it can't be made worse by surgery. ...Read more

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Treatment for radial & longitudinal tears of the posterior horn medial meniscus, severe knee osteoarthrits moderate joint effusion, diffuse synovitis?

Treatment for radial & longitudinal tears of the posterior horn medial meniscus, severe knee osteoarthrits moderate joint effusion, diffuse synovitis?

Numerous : The most definitive option is a knee replacement. Knee arthroscopy is not likely to be helpful at this point. Various injections such as cortisone, hyaluronic acid/joint fluid or platelet-rich plasma are reasonable options. Meds, braces and PT are considerations. If I can help, then join my care team and virtual practice at www.healthtap.com/dr-clarkeholmes ...Read more

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I have eds 3. Mild to moderate neck headache for 5 days on and off. Ct normal. Cervical spine instability? How can I tell? Dangerous?

I have eds 3. Mild to moderate neck headache for 5 days on and off. Ct normal. Cervical spine instability? How can I tell? Dangerous?

Dynamic views: Instability of the cervical spine best evaluated in the lateral position - with flexion/extension xrays. Probably not dangerous. See md for full workup. ...Read more

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Is peroneal subluxation surgery worth it? Ultrasounds shows subluxation of peroneus tertius with associated reactive edema (anechoic areas).

Is peroneal subluxation surgery worth it? Ultrasounds shows subluxation of peroneus tertius with associated reactive edema (anechoic areas).

PERONEUS TERTIUS?: A subluxing tertius? The tertius is beneath the extensor retinaculum in the same canal as the EDL tendons. I don't understand how that muscle/tendon is subluxing, and the EDL's are ok. ...Read more

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Looking for health information for an elder. Where do I go?

Looking for health information for an elder. Where do I go?

American Geriatrics: America geriatric society, local departments of aging, local unirversities & hospitals with geriatric programmes & websites like medscape etc. ...Read more

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What is the purpose of an mmpi? And how do you interprit the results?

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MMPI: The benefits of the mmpi compared to other personality inventories is that it has lie and fake scale. This can help to determine if the patient is faking or manipulating in their stance towards the testing. In addition the mmpi is validated with 100's of thousands of patients worldwide. Certain profile scores can help detect challenging personality types like borderline, i.e., "gull wing" scatter. ...Read more

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Mri comes back with grade II to III chondromalacia patella , knee joint effusion with ganglion, longitudinal partial tear.Mcland lcl strain. ?

Mri comes back with grade II to III chondromalacia patella , knee joint effusion with ganglion, longitudinal partial tear.Mcland lcl strain. ?

Conservative Rx: Depends upon your primary complaint and whether there was a mechanism of injury. Chondromalacia(i.e.Cartilage wear=arthritis) is common and can cause swelling and pain. Collateral ligament strains/partial tears (mcl+lcl) should be managed well conservatively. Recommend seeing a pt for motion, strengthening, edema control. Am a fan of a stationary bike as well (nonimpact knee motion+strengthening). ...Read more

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Is it a sign of mental instability to check mobile even on work breaks?

Is it a sign of mental instability to check mobile even on work breaks?

Probably Not: Mental instability is the inability to manage one's emotions and thoughts in a productive manner. Checking your mobile device isn't connected to this psychological phenomenon. ...Read more

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Are there any ankle-derived symptoms that differentiate posterior tibial tendonitis from posterior tibiotalar ligament tear?

Are there any ankle-derived symptoms that differentiate posterior tibial tendonitis from posterior tibiotalar ligament tear?

Can't stand on toes: With posterior tibial tendinitis (pttd), pain is present when attempting to stand on your toes. This pain is usually felt to be pronounced on the inner side of the arch from the ankle to the midfoot. The ligament is a discrete pain behind the ankle and is present with passive and active motion. Concern is noted when the tendon is torn, in this case, the patient has difficulty maintaining stance. ...Read more

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