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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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Please help me. Will a doctor please tell me how to convince a surgeon to use silk sutures to make my temporal bone completely fuse back in place?

Please help me. Will a doctor please tell me how to convince a surgeon to use silk sutures to make my temporal bone completely fuse back in place?

Craniotomy Fusion: I don't know where your information about a craniotomy fusion came from, but the best way to get fusion is to stabilize motion. A temporal craniotomy is under the temporal muscle. Chewing can cause movement of the flap and subsequent non fusion. Most modern fixations are metal and generate an immediate fixation of the craniotomy flap to the cranium offering the best potential for union. ...Read more

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Could an incoming wisdom tooth cause temporal bone and ear pain?

Could an incoming wisdom tooth cause temporal bone and ear pain?

Referred pain: Problematic wisdom teeth can refer pain to other nearby areas of the head. That is not to say that you might not also have an ear infection or other medical issue. See your dentist for an evaluation who may also refer you to your physician. ...Read more

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F age 60 got paralyzed from right side ct report multi axial 5mm thru temporal bone & 10mm CT cuts of head hypodense shadow left parietal regen ?

F age 60
got paralyzed from right side
ct report
multi axial 5mm thru temporal bone & 10mm CT cuts of head
hypodense shadow left parietal regen
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Stroke vs. Tumor: You need to get an MRI now. You could either have a stroke or a mass. You don't have a bleed (cause the ct scan is better at showing bleeds...They are very bright)....But you may have a stroke or a mass in the region of the brain. That is why you are weak/paralyzed on the right side...The lesion is on the left parietal side (controls the right arm/leg). ...Read more

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Can incoming wisdom teeth cause temporal bone pain and ear pain?

Can incoming wisdom teeth cause temporal bone pain and ear pain?

Referred pain: Problematic wisdom teeth can refer pain to other nearby areas of the head. That is not to say that you might not also have an ear infection or other medical issue. See your dentist for an evaluation who may also refer you to your physician. ...Read more

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