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Doctor insights on: Sclerosis Of Iliac Bone

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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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An MRI showed a lesion on my left iliac bone. Should i be concerned that this could be something serious?

An MRI showed a lesion on my left iliac bone. Should i be concerned that this could be something serious?

Just concerned : Enough that this should be further evaluated. There are usually more benign findings but it should not be ignored in terms of following up with your physician whether any further testing is in order. ...Read more

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I had a recent X-ray that showed one iliac bone higher than the other what does this mean?

I had a recent X-ray that showed one iliac bone higher than the other what does this mean?

Asymmetry: If xray of pelvis was peformed in erect position can mean discrepancy in length of legs, one leg longer. Some times there is hypertrophy of bone on one side of body causing discrepancy. Positioning on radiograph has to be exactly strait to determine hight and size discrepancies. ...Read more

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Can there be any side effects of radionuclide scan of iliac bone?

Can there be any side effects of radionuclide scan of iliac bone?

Not usually: Sounds like bone scan. Injection of isotope tc99m mdp and visualization of skeleton looking for areas of abnormal uptake. Side effects include some bleeding from injection site. Isotope usually does not cause any allergic reaction. ...Read more

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Mri showed lesion on iliac bone, left, had pain gradually increase for a year now my right hip area is becoming painful? What could it be?

Mri showed lesion on iliac bone, left, had pain gradually increase for a year now my right hip area is becoming painful? What could it be?

Difficult to say: Difficult to say without seeing the images. Try to provide more details and describe more history. Consult with your doctor regarding more specific consideration radiologist had in mind when interpreting your mri. This can be done by just looking at the MRI report ...Read more

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1.1 cm heterogeneous t2 hyper intense lesion on iliac bone shown on MRI, going to specialist but in the mean time, how concerned should I be?

1.1 cm heterogeneous t2 hyper intense lesion on iliac bone shown on MRI, going to specialist but in the mean time, how concerned should I be?

Not without symptoms: To answer your question (& to understand whether the MRI was even necessary) we need to understand your SYMPTOMS. What prompted the MRI? What was your doctor's working diagnosis? What past medical problems have you had? Any history of cancer? Pain? Heterogeneity is unusual, but cysts common. Use HealthTap Prime for questions like this- hopefully you can avoid unnecessary scans & worry in the futur ...Read more

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Pain on upper outer side of right hip just under/along iliac bone. Avid runner, hurts when press on spot and stretch it and when sit for a long period?

Pain on upper outer side of right hip just under/along iliac bone. Avid runner, hurts when press on spot and stretch it and when sit for a long period?

It may have been a: Bruise that has been metabolized and calcium/ iron deposits left behind into a small knot. Or it could be a lymph node that enlarges when there is something inflammatory in the area such as infection or trauma. If it continues to bother you, go have a healthcare provider look at it. For someone who runs, any lingering pain that worsens or will not go away should be a concern for long term injury ...Read more

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Pelvic lesion found on lumbar mri. Looks like iliac bone-circular, about sz of silver $. Specialist on tues. I'm 47 yr old f. Chance its cancerous? Ty

Pelvic lesion found on lumbar mri. Looks like iliac bone-circular, about sz of silver $. Specialist on tues. I'm 47 yr old f. Chance its cancerous? Ty

Unlikely but it depe: Every bone shadow is not a cancer. Only by reviewing x-rays/scans and you symptoms can one arrive at a likely diagnosis. Since I do not have the benefit of having more info I can not be sure. But remain calm and optimistic till you have seen your specialist next tuesday. If suspicious, he/she may recommend a biopsy... But it can also be a benign bone island which does not require further action. ...Read more

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What can I expect from a subtalar joint fusion and iliac bone graft?

What can I expect from a subtalar joint fusion and iliac bone graft?

Improved Stability: Your foot and ankle should meet the ground with improved stabiity. It will be less likely to collapse and roll your heel out under weight bearing. ...Read more

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I have symptomps of multiple sclerosis, but my organs and bones hurts as well....

I have symptomps of multiple sclerosis, but my organs and bones hurts as well....

What symptoms: Multiple sclerosis is a disorder of the central nervous, the brain and spinal cord of unknown etiology, due to inflamation of the nerves. You can have pain with multiple sclerosis, usually due to involvement of the spinal cord. Hard to answer question without knowing what you mean by symptoms of multiple sclerosis. Too many potential symptoms to list here. ...Read more

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What does Mild sclerosis involves the inferior aspect of the left SI joint with subcortical cystlike changes prominent on the iliac side mean?

What does Mild sclerosis involves the inferior aspect 
of the left SI joint with subcortical cystlike changes prominent on the iliac side mean?

Arthritis: of the SI joint, also known as sacroiliitis. Your doctor was looking for signs of this, and you should ask him or her how best to proceed. Good luck! ...Read more

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My mr report says "there was observed increases minimal subchondral sclerosis at sacroiliac joint forming surfaces of bone." is it important?

My mr report says "there was observed increases minimal subchondral sclerosis at sacroiliac joint forming surfaces of bone." is it important?

Yes and No: This is a finding that can confuse both physicians and patients alike. Typically, sacroiliac pain is a constellation of symptoms and one aspect of the pain issue in this area involves the actual bone on bone interaction. The other aspects of this problem stems from the ligaments which attach the two bones on the posterior side and the joint capsule on the anterior side which all cause pain. ...Read more

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Finally, a biopsy but confused. Lichen planus sclerosis. On my glabella. Any ideas? I've listed history? Heads painful feels deep than skin almost bone?

Finally, a biopsy but confused. Lichen planus sclerosis. On my glabella. Any ideas? I've listed history? Heads painful feels deep than skin almost bone?

Lichen Sclerosus: Lichen sclerosus (lie-kun skluh-row-sus) is an uncommon condition that creates patchy, white skin that's thinner than normal. Lichen sclerosus may affect skin on any part of your body, but most often involves skin of the vulva, foreskin of the penis or skin around the anus. ...Read more

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My spine has straight alignment C6/C5 disc space is narrowed ... The subarticular surface between them has some bone sclerosis more of C5 which neck support should I use?

My spine has straight alignment C6/C5 disc space is narrowed ... The subarticular surface between them has some bone sclerosis more of C5 which neck support should I use?

Symptoms??: There are no perfect necks supports. Wearing neck collars weakens the neck muscles so they should only be worn as a last resort to diminish neck muscle spasms and removed after 1-2 weeks to prevent atrophy of the muscles. You should see you doctor and determine if you would benefit from PT to strengthen those neck muscles.much depends on symptoms sine we don't treat XRays or MRI scans ...Read more

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Just had CT scan and radiologist said I have mild iliac side sclerosis. What does this mean? Is there need for worry?

Just had CT scan and radiologist said I have mild iliac side sclerosis. What does this mean? Is there need for worry?

SIJ disorder: 27 y male's sclerotic sacroiliac joint (SIJ) iliac surface has signs reflective of chronic biomechanical joint injury. Expected symptoms: chronic low back pain & possibly sciatica. Sclerosis follows upon chronic joint subluxation; secondary to chronic SIJ ligament laxity from injury (lifting/severe buttock fall). Extreme sports participation is speculated. See Osteopath & have a diagnostic block. ...Read more

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Sclerosis (Definition)

We neurologists employ the term to describe localized damage involving the central nervous system, and sclerosis means scarring. If in many areas, might be multiple sclerosis. If affecting the motor nerve cell, ...Read more