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What is subungual exostosis?

What is subungual exostosis?

Bone under tongue: Bone the erupts from the base of the jaw can grow ubwards abd be palpable undet the tounge. ...Read more

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Could anybody get subungual exostosis?

Yes, anyone Can.: Anyone can get this condition, where a bony outgrowth grows under a nail, causing acute pain. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for a subungual exostosis on my ring finger?

What is the treatment for a subungual exostosis on my ring finger?

Bony outgrowth: A subungal exostosis is a relatively rare benign outgrowth of the distal phalynx and may be found under the nail. Surgery is the usual form of treatment. Consult a podiatrist or a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have buccal exostosis. Should i get surgery?

I have buccal exostosis. Should i get surgery?

Most likely not: Buccal exostosis are a bone mass growth on the outer part of the gum. At first they may seem like a tooth growing out of place. These can happen on the lower or upper parts of the mouth. These bone growths are not malignant and can be removed with surgery. ...Read more

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What is the mortality rate of a haglunds deformity (exostosis) surgery?

What is the mortality rate of a haglunds deformity (exostosis) surgery?

Minimal: Check for other pre-existing conditions, cardiac and pulmonary status, overall health, history of clots, etc. ...Read more

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Anterior Tarsal Tunnel Release and excision of exostosis surgery recovery takes how long?Can you walk after?How much pain is there? Wheres the cut?

Anterior Tarsal Tunnel Release and excision of exostosis surgery recovery takes how long?Can you walk after?How much pain is there? Wheres the cut?

?: There is not an area referred to as the Anterior Tarsal Tunnel. These are questions you should speak with your surgeon about. ...Read more

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Cyst like on top my left foot and diagnosed of protruding bone called Ganglion exostosis. foot doctor said I need a surgery. is this true?

Cyst like on top my left foot and diagnosed of protruding bone called Ganglion exostosis. foot doctor said I need a surgery. is this true?

We all need somthing: Sounds like you have an exostosis, which is nothing more than an outgrowth of bone, and a ganglion cyst. If the condition is causing pain, numbness or a problem with the functioning of your foot, then surgery is probably called for. If, however, you have a lump and no symptoms associated with it, then, you have the opportunity of holding off on the surgery for what I call a "wait see". ...Read more

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How long till subungal exostosis heals?

May need treatment: A subungual exostosis is a benign bony/cartilage prominence that develops under the nail, usually from pressure. If it is large enough or troublesome enough, then surgery may be the best way for it to "heal.". ...Read more

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Will i need to get ingrown toenail surgery if my toe hurts when i put pressure on it but there is no redness/pressure/pus?

Will i need to get ingrown toenail surgery if my toe hurts when i put pressure on it but there is no redness/pressure/pus?

Look at the toe bone: There are other reasons for a toe to hurt other than an ingrown toenail, especially when there are no clinical signs of it being ingrown. An exostosis or bone spur is sometimes present on the distal phalanx. Known as a subungual exostosis, It can cause toe pain when pressure is applied to the toe. Recommend you see a foot specialist to remove all doubt. ...Read more

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Is palate surgery common for middle aged people?

Is palate surgery common for middle aged people?

No: Only when removing the palatal tori to fabricate a more comfortable denture by allowing more space for the tongue. The incidence are rare though. ...Read more

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