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What is focal 3 mm full-thickness hyaline cartilage defect involving the superiolateral acetabulum that partially undermines the superiolateral labrum?

What is focal 3 mm full-thickness hyaline cartilage defect involving the
superiolateral acetabulum that partially undermines the superiolateral labrum?

Cartilage loss: you are describing an area of your hip socket that has lost cartilage. Cartilage is the smooth and slippery lining of our joints that allows us to move our joints freely. The labrum is the lining around the hip socket. Your cartilage defect is in an area that could cause pain and clicking in your hip. Good luck ...Read more

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Lower portion of eyeball looks yellow?

Lower portion of eyeball looks yellow?

Could be jaundice: This may be a sign of jaundice. You should see your primary care doctor first who would check blood-work for an underlying condition, such as liver disease. ...Read more

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Can a moderate epiretinal membrane cause loss of depth perception.

Can a moderate epiretinal membrane cause loss of depth perception.

Eyes: Yes! At age 71 I have been wearing glasses since age 6 and have had changes made more often than I can remember. Please see your eye doctor as soon as you can!. ...Read more

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Could cone cells migrate from fovea toward peripheral areas of the retina and vice versa in human eyes?

Could cone cells migrate from fovea toward peripheral areas of the retina and vice versa in human eyes?

No: The light receptive rods and cones are locked in place during development. They cannot migrate once development has occurred. ...Read more

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Calcification of a lesion in the left parietal lobe along the falx no symptoms except occasional focal fit?

Calcification of a lesion in the left parietal lobe along the falx no symptoms except occasional focal fit?

Probably from pork: Cysticercosis is an infection by the pork tapeworm (Taenia solium). Infected people may have no symptoms for years, then if a cyst of the tapeworm forms in the brain, it is one of the most common causes of seizures. In some parts of the world up to 1/4 of the people have cysticercosis. Avoid eating pork to prevent more cysts from forming in your body. The best diet for humans is eating plants. ...Read more

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What produces blindness in the peripheral visual field of each eye's temporal hemiretinal half?

What produces blindness in the peripheral visual field of each eye's temporal hemiretinal half?

Hemi-field loss: Is usually due to a pathology posterior (behind) to the eye itself. A lesion or area of pathology will usually be located from the area of the pituitary gland (approx. just forward of central brain) where the optic nerves cross to anywhere along the optic radiation ending at the occipital lobe (portion of the brain at the lower back of the skull). An MRI or CT can usually identify the cause. ...Read more

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Mild prominence of cortical sulci at the top of the calvarium reflecting minor involutional change.MR brain without constrast otherwise unremarkable.

Mild prominence of cortical sulci at the top of the calvarium reflecting minor involutional change.MR brain without constrast otherwise unremarkable.

MRI Result: This as with all tests should be evaluated by the ordering physician who has the patients history, exam findings and reasons for ordering the study in hand. This allows appropriate interpretation of the study. ...Read more

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Anterior ligmanet fibers attenuated mean? What is abnormal focal region of the articular surface of the medial tibial? Displacement mean tear?

Anterior ligmanet fibers attenuated mean? What is abnormal focal region of the articular surface of the medial tibial? Displacement mean tear?

Snapping finger: In trigger finger, also known as steno sing, one of your fingers or your thumb gets stuck in a bent position and then straightens with a snap — like a trigger being pulled and released. If trigger finger is severe, your finger may become locked in a bent position. Thank you. ...Read more

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Mammogram results show focal densities in medial aspect of the anterior 3rd of the left breast?

Mammogram results show focal densities in medial aspect of the anterior 3rd of the left breast?

Focal densities: A "density" is a very generic term. There are normal and abnormal densities in the breast. Was this reported on a screening mammo, and were additional views recommended? If so, it is likely that they are potential abnormalities that need additional views for clarification . The majority of these turn out to be nothing, but you need to have the extra views to be sure. ...Read more

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Wcapsular distention causes moderate deformity of the cranialfibers ofthe supraspinatus moderate cartilage loss at the acromioclavicular joint meaning?

Wcapsular distention causes moderate deformity of the cranialfibers ofthe supraspinatus moderate cartilage loss at the acromioclavicular joint meaning?

It sounds like there: is fluid in the joint which is distended. This in turn pushes up on the supraspinatus & deforms it or makes it bow upwards. @ the, level of its attachment @ the humoral head. Mod cart loss @ AC joint means there's arthritis there, or could also B from infection or inflammation. ...Read more

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Subcapsular and capsular arterial phase enhancement of liver. Focal capsular retraction @inferior rt hepatic tip along lateral margin. Layman's terms?

Subcapsular and capsular arterial phase enhancement of liver. Focal capsular retraction @inferior rt hepatic tip along lateral margin. Layman's terms?

See hepatologist: Arterial enhancement means that the area is dependent of arterial blood, usually meaning some type of inflammation or malignancy. Retraction means that the capsule of the liver is indented, concerning for scarring or cancer. With a definable mass, this would be concerning and necessitate a liver biopsy or repeat scan in a few months. See a liver specialist. ...Read more

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Gray spot in field of vision can be removed?

Potentially: Most likely a gray spot in your vision is a floater, however there are many other causes and some are vision threatening. The first step is to see an ophthalmologist and be certain of the diagnosis. If it is a floater, most of the time your ophthalmologist will not treat it as they usually become less bothersome over time. There is a procedure that a retina specialist can do to remove floaters. ...Read more

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Please explain: small hypodensity within the peripheral aspect of the left cerebellar hemisphere?

Please explain: small hypodensity within the peripheral aspect of the left cerebellar hemisphere?

That is a: very limited, nonspecific description, so it is difficult to guess. It could be an entirely innocuous, incidental finding, or it could be more worrisome. Did they recommend an MRI for further evaluation? Talk to your doc about the next steps, if any. ...Read more