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Dr. Clive Segil
Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgery
53 years in practice
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What are the problems seen with subchondral cysts on humeral head?

Dr. Clive Segil
Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgery
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What are the problems seen with subchondral cysts on humeral head?

Incindental finding: If assosciated with pain and limitation of movement of the shoulder then denotes osteoarthritis of the shoulder. ...Read more

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Dr. Crystal Twynham
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Dr. Philip Miller
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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I have "small subchondral cysts in the posterolateral aspect of the humeral head." What does this mean? An 6' rod iron gate fell on my left shoulder

Dr. Philip Miller
Board Certified, Family Medicine
42 years in practice
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Benign: bone cycts ( bubbles )- not really related to trauma- may have been there for years. ...Read more

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Dr. James Lin
Board Certified, Urology
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Simple renal cysts cholecystectormy clips underlie the liver.subchondral cysts are seen within the right humeral head and the left acetabulum?

Dr. James Lin
Board Certified, Urology
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Simple renal cysts cholecystectormy clips underlie the liver.subchondral cysts are seen within the right humeral head and the left acetabulum?

Refer to doc...: Apparently, what you mentioned are the findings of CT or MRI scan, and most likely not clinically significant with no need to pursue active intervention at this time. For your best benefit, referring this Q to your treating doc would be most logical since s/he possesses most of your clinical information so that the clinical pertinence of the studies can be correlated. ...Read more

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Dr. Jonathan Kirschner
Board Certified, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
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Cyst in my hip, can it be result of car accident? I diagnosed with subchondral cyst in anterior femoral head-neck junction. Also diagnosed with hip fai. Where is cyst come from? Is it result of impact? I never had a back lbp and hip pain before the accid

Dr. Jonathan Kirschner
Board Certified, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
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Cyst in my hip, can it be result of car accident? I diagnosed with subchondral cyst in anterior femoral head-neck junction. Also diagnosed with hip fai. Where is cyst come from? Is it result of impact? 
I never had a back lbp and hip pain before the accid

Arthritis: Subchondral cysts occur in arthritis. Fai predisposes you to arthritis of the hip, especially anteriorly. Accident usually doesn't cause arthritis so quickly. ...Read more

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Dr. Thomas Dowling
Board Certified, Orthopedic Spine Surgery
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Right hip narrowing of superior joint space. Subchondral cyst formation seen and spurs in right femoral head and superior acetabulum. Suggestions?

Dr. Thomas Dowling
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Right hip narrowing of superior joint space.  Subchondral cyst formation seen and spurs in right femoral head  and superior acetabulum.  Suggestions?

Weight loss, : Exercise, use of a cane if needed and use of otc meds if no contraindications otherwise you can try physical therapy and perscription medication. If symptoms do not improve or worsen, see an orthopaedic surgeon for options which could include joint replacement surgery. You are describing hip arthritis. ...Read more

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Dr. Philip Chao
Board Certified, Radiology
33 years in practice
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There's sclerosis & subchondral cyst formation in the femoral head & cyst & spurs in acetabulum. Constant pain. Should I have hip resurfacing surgery?

Dr. Philip Chao
Board Certified, Radiology
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There's sclerosis & subchondral cyst formation in the femoral head & cyst & spurs in acetabulum. Constant pain. Should I have hip resurfacing surgery?

Hard to know: You desribe degenerative changes. When you shave the hip it might improve but you are losing bone and therefore these problems might re occur or get worse. Maybe you should get a second opinion and you can ask the second doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Joseph Gutman
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
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Dr. Mark Galland
Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgery
27 years in practice
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What ara subchondral cyst on humerus?

Dr. Mark Galland
Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgery
27 years in practice
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Arthritis: This is an abnormality on xray that is indicative of arthritis and/or rotator cuff degeneration. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Board Certified, Psychiatry
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Dr. Michael Gabor
Board Certified, Diagnostic Radiology
28 years in practice
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What does this mean x-ray report that says that i have a lytic and sclerotic lesion in the left humeral head and neck. indicates neoplasm of the condr?

Dr. Michael Gabor
Board Certified, Diagnostic Radiology
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What does this mean x-ray report that says that i have a lytic and sclerotic lesion in the left humeral head and neck. indicates neoplasm of the condr?

Based on the: description it could possibly be malignant, but there are potential benign causes as well. Follow up with your doctor about next steps. ...Read more

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