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The same : I'm not a neurosurgeon but I believe both are the same. A mega cisterna magna refers to adult patients with significantly enlarged CSF retrocerebellar cisterns in the posterior fossa with normal cerebellar morphology. Controversy remains around whether mega cisterna magna is a normal anatomical variant or due to volume loss of the cerebellum. ...Read more
No: They are actually opposite concepts. Pseudoarthrosis is result of creation of a movable joint; bridging stops movement of a joint that is normally movable. ...Read more
Can diffuse haemangioma in skull bone cause Subdural Hematoma or cavenous sinus thrombosis so worried?
Depends: A thymoma is a malignant tumor of the thymus, and the seriousness depends on details in the pathology report. An ectopic thymus and a hamartoma are both benign, but if the report says "thymoma" then it is probably malignant although not necessarily very serious if completely removed. Discuss with your surgeon! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pseudotumor: is caused by an imbalance of CSF production vs. resorption. The list of causes is lengthy. Low Vit A or iron, elevated Vit A, female gender, obesity or weight gain, tetracycline exposure, obstructive sleep apnea and endocrinologic disorders are contributory. The headaches are typically mild to moderate, diffuse and worsen with reclining. There may be blurring of vision or diplopia. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ct head scan results are frontal lobe sulci bilateral prominent. Prominate subarachnold space. Midline lipoma. Anterior interhemispheric fissure promi?
Atrophy: The midline lipoma probably doesnt warrant any treatment. These are usually incidental findings, but they can be associated with some congenital brain disorders. You basically seem to have less brain in your skull relative to fluid spaces relative to others. Have your doctor review the scan with you. ...Read more
Palpable lumpin breast.Mammo-benign calcification biradsiii.Fnac-inflammatory lesion possibility of fat necrosis.Lump reduced.Taking antibiotics.Next?
Pseudotumor cerebrii: Not usually. More likely due to hypervitaminosis a or other medications. ...Read more
No: It is not a known component or complication of either of these two disorders. ...Read more
Connective Tissue : There are over 200 disorders that impact connective tissue. Some, like cellulitis, are the result of an infection. Injuries can cause connective tissue disorders, such as scars. Others, such as ehlers-danlos syndrome, marfan syndrome, and osteogenesis imperfecta, are genetic. Still others, like scleroderma, have no known cause. Each disorder has its own symptoms and needs different treatment. ...Read more
Ostiomeatal complexes bilaterally are patent. Septated sphenoid sinus is noted. Left anterior clinoid process is pneumatized". Please explain report?
Sinus: Sounds like a normal scan with common variations in anatomy. The bigger question is what are the symptoms that prompted the scan ...Read more