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What common complications are associated with spondylolysis?

What common complications are associated with spondylolysis?

Spondylolisthesis: It "destabilizes" the low back, allowing the bone to slip forward on the bone below it, a condition know as spondylolisthesis (also called anterolisthesis). This may or may not be painful. ...Read more

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Spondylolysis (Definition)

Spondylosis is a broad term that means degeneration of the spine, more commonly known as osteoarthritis. This can occur in the cervical (neck), thoracic (mid back), or ...Read more


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What are common problems associated with scoliosis?

What are common problems associated with scoliosis?

Idiopathic scoliosis: Idiopathic (spontaneous without a cause) scoliosis is not a painful condition. Back pain in scoliosis is similar to that of people with a straight spine unless lumbar curves exceed 30-50 degrees and thoracic curves exceed 50-70 degrees. Curve progression occurs with aging by about .5 degree per year. It is not likely to "compress organs" or cause breathing, heart or neurologic probs unless severe. ...Read more

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What are complications associated with childbirth?

What are complications associated with childbirth?

Too many to list: This format is totally inadequate to try to even summarize all of the possibilities. You need to try to narrow the focus of your question. ...Read more

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What are common complications associated with birthing triplets?

What are common complications associated with birthing triplets?

C/S delivery/premi's: Few sets of triplets get past 36 weeks and essentially all are delivered c section. Beyond that, all the problems related to premature birth, premi lung disease, low blood sugar, etc. All should pre-plan delivery and have a plan for neonatal care should some or all of the problems arise. ...Read more

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What are common complications of spondylolisthesis?

What are common complications of spondylolisthesis?

Pain: Back pain is the most common symptom. Nerve symptoms can also occur: numbness, tingling, pain in the legs. Rarely it can affect the ability to empty the bladder or bowels. ...Read more

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What are the complications associated with meningitis?

What are the complications associated with meningitis?

Depends !: Mild viral meningitis may be a short illness, bacterial meningitis is fatal in a few days if untreated we also have fungal and tuberculous forms the complications depend on the age of the patient , the severity of the illness and the speed of diagnosis and treatment mild to severe neurological deficits can occur. ...Read more

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What common conditions are associated with rheumatic arthritis?

What common conditions are associated with rheumatic arthritis?

RA: Common findings are joint pain, swelling, and deformity. Also fatigue, possible pulmonary, kidney, skin findings are common. ...Read more

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What are the complications associated with miscarriage?

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What are the complications associated with miscarriage?

Miscarriage: Bleeding, pain/cramping lower abdomen, signs of pregnancy no longer there (such as nausea or breast swelling/tenderness). ...Read more

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What complications are associated with Chiari surgery?

What complications are associated with Chiari surgery?

Since you have : multiple questions about Chiari malformation, I assume Type 1, Here are 2 very useful links: www.conquerchiari.org/education/chiari-faqs.html & www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/chiari/detail_chiari.htm. Both sites give information & resources. Kids in my practice who have had decompression by microsurgical endoscopic surgery performed by skilled pediatric neurosurgeons have been home 2 days post-op. ...Read more

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Are there complications associated with a common cold?

Are there complications associated with a common cold?

Yes: A common cold triggers mild inflamation and drainage thru affected areas of the head & respiratory tract. Most infants and todlers will do fine and the symptoms pass. The extra drainage provides a bounty of extra food for germs that often barely get by in the body before being swallowed & digested. Extra germ growth may lead to ear, sinus, lung & throat infections producing a change in symptoms. ...Read more

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What are some common symptoms associated with heart problems?

What are some common symptoms associated with heart problems?

So varied: Symptoms vary from person to person and also with the particular problem of the heart. There can be chest pain (often squeezing pressure) this can radiate to arms, back, neck. There can be shortness of breath, fatigue, palpitations edema, and dizziness. You may be unable to lie flat b/c of sob or wake up at night sob. And many more symptoms. All of these can be associated w/other diseases, too. ...Read more

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What are common injuries that are associated with judo?

What are common injuries that are associated with judo?

Back/knees/shoulder: In judo, back pain is caused as a result of repeated falling, lifting, stretching and twisting. Slipped, or prolapsed, discs occur when one vertebrae slips on to the vertebra beneath.Spinal injuries are relatively rare.Cuts and bruises are part and parcel of judo as it is a contact sport. Bruising usually results from bleeding under the skin. Knee injuries are the most common injury in judo. ...Read more

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What are the common injuries associated with scrambling?

What are the common injuries associated with scrambling?

Depends: Injuries related to scrambling may be related to what type of scrambling you are inquiring about. Scrambling in football can result in some pretty significant bodily injuries if one is not nimble and fast enough to avoid being hit. Scrambling eggs could result in some burns if not paying close attention. Obviously, more detailed information is needed. ...Read more

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What are the complications associated with pituitary dwarfism?

What are the complications associated with pituitary dwarfism?

Pituitary dwarfism: Who in the family has this pituitary dwarfism? Surely you have discussed this condition with a pediatrician at some time. If not, please do so. You will learn a lot and get some comfort. ...Read more

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What are the risks associated with immunodeficiency?

What are the risks associated with immunodeficiency?

Infections and : Tumors. Immune deficiency makes a person susceptible to various infections by bacterial, viruses, fungi etc that can affect any organ system. Patients with immune deficiency are also at risk for tumors such as kaposi sarcoma, lymphoma and skin cancers. Ironically immune deficiency may also contribute to auto-immune diseases. ...Read more

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What are the complications associated with pregnancy-induced hypertension?

What are the complications associated with pregnancy-induced hypertension?

Fetus & mother: Fetus: slow growth & development, prematurity, death mother: kidney disease, liver disease, anemia, bleeding, seizures, coma, death. Note: most cases are mild and can be managed very effectively. Close followup is needed with your obstetrician! ...Read more

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What risks and complications are associated with a hemigastrectomy?

Specify which type: What type do you have questions about ?? They are classified according to their enteric anastamosis and each have their own set of problems (ie, Bilroth I, Bilroth II or Roux en Y). ...Read more