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Torn Spinal Cord Membrane Meninges Blood In Urine
My syrinx is almost wall to wall in my spinal cord. If they drain the syrinx will the spinal cord rejuvenate itself?
HARD TO PREDICT: If your syrinx is creating a compressive effect within spinal cord, risk of future deterioration is very real indeed, and would try to get this under control before more neurological disability ensues. Although you may not necessarily reverse all the pre-existing issues, the likelihood of prevention and cessation of the damage is very good if surgery is performed. Please discuss fully with doc. ...Read more
Urine is the product of the kidneys, which is produced to eliminate the waste products of metabolism, manage body fluid balance, &maintain acid-base balance. The blood is first filtered by the kidneys, and the composition of the resulting fluid is then altered depending on the body's needs. It is composed of mostly water, and breakdown products from blood cells impart ...Read more
No cord compression. Vertebral bodies and spinal cord anormal.spinal canal adequate. A hemangioma in the T6 vertebral body is noted. What does this me?
Mostly benign: Vertebral hemangiomas are benign vascular malformations that displace the adjacent bone. They are usually asymptomatic and typically no treatment is necessary. Acute symptoms may occur from secondary compression fracture, sudden mass effect, and internal hemorrhage. With these secondary effects, there are invasive and noninvasive therapeutic options. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Mri test shows loss of spinal height & signal spinal stenosis narrowing of spinal canal diffused disc bluge in contact with thecal sac neural formina narrowed bilatery what treatment do you recommend?
Periosteum: The outer layer of the cranial dura mater derives from the periosteum of the inner table and it is not tightly attached to the skull. It can be dissected away from the skull and separated from the inner layer of the dura. In the spine, the periosteum attaches tightly to the vertebra and the epidural space is between that and the dura mater. ...Read more
Is surgery needed for indentation of the ventral thecal sac and spinal cord at t8-t9? Bcos dorsal central degenerative intervertebral disc protrusion
Where does a doctor puncture spinal cord to draw cerebrospinal fluid if brain a person has a brain infection?
Doctor, Can the rootlets of spinal nerves (originating from spinal cord )which are very thin,snap out completely due to severe neck trauma?
Nerve damage: Spinal cord injuries usually result in nerve injuries. Thus, nerves that travel to or from the bladder may become severed. The bladder muscle needs nerve connection to the spinal cord to maintain tone. Damage to nerves leaving the bladder can lead to loss of bladder sensation. Same applies to the muscles which cotrol the urinary sphincters and hence can affect urinary continence. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not quite correct: For years, it was felt that nerve cells would not heal. If the cell body dies (apoptosis), it does not resurrect. If the nerve fibre axon is transected, it will not reconnect. But the myelin covering can regenerate, and the brain can employ alternative pathway connections with time. ...Read more
Is it uncommon to have an arachnoid cyst in the spinal canal in c-spine region?It's behind the spinal cord pushing it up,have congenitally small canal
It's: NOT COMMON but is seen in the entire slinal canal from the neck to lower back. It can be drained by an INTERVENTIONAL Radiologist and may or may not resolve permanently. A neurosurgical consultation is probably your next step.... Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more
Cells in the blood contain dna. Do DNA cells exist in other body fluids? Stool or stool fluid, reproductive fluid, lung fluid, spine fluid?
Possibly: Umbilical cord stem cells can turn into muscle cells under test tube conditions, and in animal models of muscular dystrophy (md) have been shown to improve function, increase strength, and reduce the high levels of muscle enzymes seen in md patients. There have also been rare case reports of positive effects in young boys with md. Clinical trials are currently underway in china and india. ...Read more
Spinal Cord Injury: Spinal cord injury (SCI) medicine includes treatment of conditions associated with SCI including spasticity, bowel and bladder issues, pain, and loss of function. Specialists in this area are certified in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and may have subspecialty certification in Spinal Cord Injury Medicine. The Spine Surgeon performs surgery to address spinal instability caused by fracture. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are the differences between a public umbilical cord blood bank and a private umbilical cord blood bank?
What is a "mildly thick-walled fluid collection involving the dorsal paaraspinal soft tissue (MRI of lumbar spine) Can this cause pain in leg, buttock?
Hematuria is the presence of blood in the urine. When you can see the blood, it's called gross hematuria. When the blood can only be seen under a microscope it is known as microscopic hematuria. Hematuria can be caused by kidney stones, kidney infections, urinary tract infections, an enlarged prostate, cancer, certain medications, and ...Read more
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