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Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more
Sharp, localised pain on top of head, about 10 degrees from the centre, in a slight indentation of my parietal bone. Recurrent for a few days. Cause?
Unknown: Have you had any trauma? Have you hit your head or hit the area around it. There is no specifc reason from the history thus given. Is there any redness of the scalp to make one think of infection. See your doctor. ...Read more
Varies: It varies depending. It is not something that is normally done. What is measured is the biparietal diameter which is the distance across the skull from ear to ear while the fetus is in utero. This is used to monitor the fetal growth. There are growth curves available on the internet . ...Read more
22 years old. I was a forceps baby, caused a ping pong fracture on my left parietal bone. Are these fractures harmless ? I still have a residual dent
I had a forceps birth and got a ping pong fracture which left me with a depression on left parietal bone, is it possible that i suffered brain damage?
F age 60
got paralyzed from right side
multi axial 5mm thru temporal bone & 10mm CT cuts of head
hypodense shadow left parietal regen
Stroke vs. Tumor: You need to get an MRI now. You could either have a stroke or a mass. You don't have a bleed (cause the ct scan is better at showing bleeds...They are very bright)....But you may have a stroke or a mass in the region of the brain. That is why you are weak/paralyzed on the right side...The lesion is on the left parietal side (controls the right arm/leg). ...Read more
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