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How thick is the parietal bone in a male?

How thick is the parietal bone in a male?

Are taking a test?: Healthtap is for question about medical conditions. ...Read more

Bone (Definition)

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


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How thick is the parietal bone of a 18 year old male ?

How thick is the parietal bone of a 18 year old male ?

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

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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?

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

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Can a bruise on the back of the parietal bone cause a haemangioma?

Can a bruise on the back of the parietal bone cause a haemangioma?

Not likely.: A hemangioma is a slow-growing benign vascular (blood vessel) lesion. The blood vessels just grow that way sometimes. A bruise is caused by leakage of blood from one or more capillaries (the tiniest blood vessels), usually due to an injury. ...Read more

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I had a ping pong fracture at birth from forceps. Could I have brain damage? Will dti or MRI confirm this?I have a residual dent on left parietal bone

I had a ping pong fracture at birth from forceps. Could I have brain damage? Will dti or MRI confirm this?I have a residual dent on left parietal bone

Possibly: An MRI will show if there was significant damage to the brain tissue. If there was mild damage, it may not show up. To be honest, not sure what dti would show, i haven't worked with it at all. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for multiple osteolytic lesions in both parietal bones?

What is the best treatment for multiple osteolytic lesions in both parietal bones?

Need MRI: The main question is why are there multiple osteolytic lesions in your skull? Osteolytic lesions mean the bone is being broken down. This could be a sign of a serious problem. See your family md as soon as possible and probaby a neurosurgeon for a skull biopsy. ...Read more

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F age 60 got paralyzed from right side ct report multi axial 5mm thru temporal bone & 10mm CT cuts of head hypodense shadow left parietal regen ?

F age 60
got paralyzed from right side
ct report
multi axial 5mm thru temporal bone & 10mm CT cuts of head
hypodense shadow left parietal regen
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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