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Doctor insights on: What Does Mild Pectal Deformity Mean

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Can u explain to me what disc desiccation with small or mild broad based central subligamentous hnp and minimal deformity of anterior thecal sac means?

Can u explain to me what disc desiccation with small or mild broad based central subligamentous hnp and minimal deformity of anterior thecal sac means?

What are ur symptoms: X-ray reports are interpretations normally made by a doctor who never meets you. Someone who knows your symptoms and history and exam findings is the only one who can tell you what the interpretation means for you. ...Read more

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My 14 yo son had an X-ray due to lower back pain and it showed spina bifida occult L5, and mild wedging deformity T11 what does it mean?

Birth Defect: These are birth defects that occasionally cotribute to back pain.Generally physical therapy is recommended. A pediatric back specialist is the proper specialist. Unless pressure on the disc, there is no neurological issues. ...Read more

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What is right rigid equinovarus deformity mean?

What is right rigid equinovarus deformity mean?

Foot deformity: A foot deformity in which the heel is turned under and the toes are pointed downward. This one is on the right and is rigid. ...Read more

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Deformity of spinous C7 what's that mean?

Deformity of spinous C7 what's that mean?

Perhaps it: Represents old trauma (fracture) or something you were born with (congenital). In either event the finding is likely not a cause of symptoms. ...Read more

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My ccjoint needs to be fused due to massive deformity if ignored will go nonuion. What is nonuion mean?

My ccjoint needs to be fused due to massive deformity if ignored will go nonuion. What is nonuion mean?

Bones not fused: Nonunion is when two bones try to fuse together, but don't. This can take longer than usual and be a "delayed union" or do so in a poor manner in a "malunion". The non-union is when the two pieces of bone do not form back together to form one piece of bone. This can cause pain, extra bone formation, swelling and deformity. ...Read more

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I have a compression deformity of the L1 vertebrae. What does that mean?

I have a compression deformity of the L1 vertebrae. What does that mean?

Collapse: This a partially collapsed vertebra that may be the result of an old injury to your back. Do you recall any old back injuries? Other causes include bone disease such as osteoporosis, growths, blood diseases, etc. Your physician who knows you best is qualified to evaluate and advise you. ...Read more

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Does having a pectus deformity mean you likely have a connective tissue disorder?

Does having a pectus deformity mean you likely have a connective tissue disorder?

No: Despite some "pop" claims, they're seldom related. Pectus has no relationship to "connective tissue disorders" like lupus and scleroderma. The relationship to Ehlers-Danlos is weak. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Are there other mild common chest deformities other than pectus excavatum or pectus carinatum?

Are there other mild common chest deformities other than pectus excavatum or pectus carinatum?

These are: Abnormalities of the sternum or chest bone. Missing or extra ribs or scoliosis can also cause chest deformities involving the lateral chest wall. ...Read more

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Can you have a tall thin stature and mild chest deformity without having Marfan or other connective tissue disorder?

Can you have a tall thin stature and mild chest deformity without having Marfan or other connective tissue disorder?

Yes. But if concern-: -just have Ur genetics tested. All tall girls who may B going 2 B offered a college scholarship for basketball R all tested for Marfan's. ...Read more

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What is mild spondylosis without small right para central osteophyte & a tiny central disk protrusion with significant thecal sac deformity at C3-4?

What is mild spondylosis without small right para central osteophyte & a tiny central disk protrusion with significant thecal sac deformity at C3-4?

Arthritis: Mild spondylosis = mild aging changes (aka arthritis). Tiny disc protrusion is just what it sounds like. Small right paracentral osteophyte = small bone spur just to the right. With a tiny disk protrusion, I'm betting the report says "without" significant thecal sac deformity, which means no significant pressure on the spinal cord. In a 47 yo patient, all this would be considered normal. ...Read more

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I'm very worried because I got sone lab results about birth defects and they came out abnormal, does this mean my baby will have sone kind of deformity?

I'm very worried because I got sone lab results about birth defects and they came out abnormal, does this mean my baby will have sone kind of deformity?

Screen vs diagnose: There's a big difference between screening and diagnostic tests. Screening tests on the pregnant woman's blood, eg, evaluate for increased risk for certain birth defects. Tests such as cvs or amniocentesis confirm some diagnoses based on studies of chromosomes. Any woman receiving results from tests should get more information--ask the ordering doctor to explain them or refer to an expert who can. ...Read more

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Does club foot with sandal gap deformity mean a chromosomal disorder?

Does club foot with sandal gap deformity mean a chromosomal disorder?

Hereditary: Club foot is a deformity than can be seen in certain populations more than others, and if a parent has clubfoot there is a chance that a child may have it. The sandal gap refers to the appearance of the big toe being further away from the other toes when an ultrasound is performed on the fetus in the womb. ...Read more

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X ray results read 18 degrees of hallux valgus deformity and ankle mortise is congruent. What does this mean??

X ray results read 18 degrees of hallux valgus deformity and ankle mortise is congruent. What does this mean??

Bunion: Hallux valgus is a fancy way to say you have a bunion. A congruent ankle joint means it appears normal on that view of the X-ray. ...Read more

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What does compression deformity to the endplate of L3 and suspected compression deformity to T12 mean are these fractures radiologist said no fracture?

What does compression deformity to the endplate of L3 and suspected compression deformity to T12 mean are these fractures radiologist said no fracture?

Sounds like: Chronic mild compression fractures of T12 and L3. Also sounds like no NEW fractures. May need a DEXA scan to check your bone mineral density. Your primary care or Gyn doctor can help you with this. ...Read more

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C6-C7 Broad based disc osteophyte complex with a superimposed focal central disc protrusion causing canal stenosis measuring 8.5mm. There is complete obliteration of the anterior posterior thecal sac space. There is mild anterior deformity.

C6-C7 Broad based disc osteophyte complex with a superimposed focal central disc protrusion causing canal stenosis measuring 8.5mm. There is complete obliteration of the anterior posterior thecal sac space. There is mild anterior deformity.

Pinched nerve: This is another way to say that you have a "pinched nerve" in your neck. This can potentially cause neck pain, headaches, and/or pain that radiates into the arm. Don't hesitate to be seen as there are many good treatment options. ...Read more

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My 9 yr old son was diagnosis with chiari malformation 1. What does "8 mm of cerebellar tonsillar ectopia with tonsillar deformity" mean? Dr wants surgery

My 9 yr old son was diagnosis with chiari malformation 1. What does "8 mm of cerebellar tonsillar ectopia with tonsillar deformity" mean? Dr wants surgery

Description of probl: The "bottom" part of the brainstem leaks back into the spinal cord from the skull. This may pressure the brainstem causing damage. Surgery can fix this. The description refers to how much of the brain is misplaced and at risk. ...Read more

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Ct scan of sinus report says: mild S shaped deformity of nasal septum with a large left apical osteophytes. Right sided concha Bullosa. Is this normal?

Ct scan of sinus report says: mild S shaped deformity of nasal septum with a large left apical osteophytes. Right sided concha Bullosa. Is this normal?

Yes: Normal variation, many do have these findings, don't mean a certain disease. The doctor who ordered the study would explain more, good luck ...Read more

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What does this mean? I have a small subchondral fracture deformity of the lateral trochlear facet with prominent bone marrow edema throughout the regi

What does this mean? I have a small subchondral fracture deformity of the lateral trochlear facet with prominent bone marrow edema throughout the regi

Cartilage damage: Prominent marrow edema of the lateral trochlea means that the cartilage covering the bone in this area is injured or worn thin. This is a common place to develop arthritis which causes marrow edema when the cartilage gets too thin or is worn out and bare bone is exposed there. If you had a recent injury, it could be cartilage damage rather than arthritis. See your provider for recommendations. ...Read more