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What is the name of that illness which is inside the nerves of the brain when the nervous currents can't cross the nerves of the brain in left side?

What is the name of that illness which is inside the nerves of the brain when the nervous currents can't cross the nerves of the brain in left side?

not sure: Not sure i understand the question. Do you mean like a disconnection syndrome? Maybe try rephrasing your question. ...Read more

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Depression (Definition)

Depression is a mood disorder that can affect behavior and emotions. Symptoms of depression include feeling down most of the time, losing interest in previously enjoyable activities, increase or decrease in appetite or weight, sleeping more or less, becoming easily agitated or lethargic, feeling worthless, feeling guilty, having difficulty concentrating, thinking more about death and dying. Depression can sometimes result in suicidal thoughts and plans. In this case, emergent ...Read more


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What are the changes in the brain from aspergers' syndrome?

What are the changes in the brain from aspergers' syndrome?

A variety: Research relating impairment to structure has found a variety of abnormalities that correlate with each other in severity. Structures, areas & networks of temporal lobes involved in recognizing faces, processing sensory & emotional input, & rapid learning of new info have small, densely -packed neurons with short or disrupted connections the ? Is cause vs. Effect of experience & behavior, or both. ...Read more

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What is the name of what is equivalent to dorsal roots/DRG in the spine, but in the brain area, which receives pain & tactile sensation in face/head?

What is the name of what is equivalent to dorsal roots/DRG in the spine, but in the brain area, which receives pain & tactile sensation in face/head?

Geniculate ganglion: This is a ganglion of the facial nerve that supplies portions of the face, but there are several different nerves that supply afferent signals via ganglions to distributes sensory input to the target areas ...Read more

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Can someone show me in the saggital view where is the #1 tooth located in relation to the end (thinnest part) of the hard palate? Thanks.

Can someone show me in the saggital view where is the #1 tooth located in relation to the end (thinnest part) of the hard palate? Thanks.

Nearby: Tooth #1 is the right maxillary third molar or wisdom tooth. It is at the distal end of the right maxillary alveolar process of the maxilla and just anterior to the distal edge of the hard palate. Does that help? ...Read more

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Is the lower left back of the head, the area where the neck meets the skull, especially susceptible to trauma?

Is the lower left back of the head, the area where the neck meets the skull, especially susceptible to trauma?

Depends: The area that you describe is not inherently more susceptible to trauma other than the fact that this is the area that takes the impact most of the time when someone falls back wards. The c1-2 region which is the top of the cervical spine is more prone to fracture in the elderly patients partly because of osteoporisis. ...Read more

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What major nerves are located in the front of the lower leg/ shin area?

What major nerves are located in the front of the lower leg/ shin area?

Leg anatomy: The anterior compartment of the leg is supplied by the deep fibular nerve (deep peroneal nerve), a branch of the common fibular nerve. The nerve contains axons from the L4, L5, and S1 spinal nerves. ...Read more

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What is the primary neurotransmitter found in the "pleasure centers" of the limbic system?

What is the primary neurotransmitter found in the "pleasure centers" of the limbic system?

Dopamine: "Pleasure centers" include the ventral tegmentum and nucleus accumbens, areas deep in the brain that use dopamine to signal intensely pleasurable experiences and reward. That said, numerous other areas are involved in the experience of pleasure and they may deploy different transmitters, for example, acetylcholine in the septal nuclei. ...Read more

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What causes virchow-robin spaces in the back of the head?

What causes virchow-robin spaces in the back of the head?

Normal phenomenon: Virchow-robin spaces are a phenomenon we see on mri's. They are merely the spaces we can see around blood vessels. Occasionally, a radiologist will describe 'enlarged' vr spaces. This is a normal finding...The spaces are just a little bigger than usual. ...Read more

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What are the effects of a tumor in the membrane that surrounds the brain and spinal cord?

What are the effects of a tumor in the membrane that surrounds the brain and spinal cord?

Menigeal: Carcinomatosis (if a cancer) or lymphomtous or leukemic menigitis. The former carries a poor prognosis. It is addressed in children with cranio-spinal irradiation and intr-thecal chemotherapy. In adults with solid tumors, it is a mark of quite advanced disease, causes cranial neuropathy, and weakness. Rarely only site of disease. ...Read more

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What parts of the vertebral column have the highest pressure?

What parts of the vertebral column have the highest pressure?

Head Back: The cervical vertebrae are relatively thin and small with some soft tissue support. The neck moves in multiple directions while carrying a relatively heavy head. The lumbar are larger and bulkier but connect to the pelvis. This is the area where body movement like twisting and lifting take place and supports most of the weight. You choose. ...Read more

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What do headaches in the front of the head mean?

What do headaches in the front of the head mean?

Mostly tension/sinus: Frontal headaches can have many causes. Sinus disease related to allergy or infection, tension, and dehydration. Migraine headaches can have all sorts of triggers including food, lights, allergy, emotional stress, changes in weather etc., more common in women.Somes arteritis or inflammation of temporal artery can be cause. ...Read more

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Means what? Abnormal t1 and t2 signal in the the articular surface of the femoral heads, particularly at the anterosuperior aspects both right n left

Abnormal joint: This means the cartilage lining the surface of your femur bones is not normal. You will have to look at ways to improve your body's ability to grow new cartilage. www.blatmanhealthandwellness.com. ...Read more

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Why would a skull fracture at the base of the brain dangerous?

Why would a skull fracture at the base of the brain dangerous?

Nerves: Nerves at the skull base can be damaged and cause permanent disabilities like lost sense of smell. Additionally the fluid around the brain may leak through the fracture, called a spinal fluid leak. You can get meningitis or a brain abscess from it. ...Read more

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Please describe the name of the spinal cord before it exits the skull?

Well.. it does not : Exist. There is no spinal cord in the skull. But the pons and medulla lead to the spinal cord which starts at the base of the skull. ...Read more