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What Is Hypertrophic Spurring
Arthritis: The spine has disks and facet joints at each level. The disks in the front of the spine begin to wear initially. This is followed by loss of height at the disk and then the facet joints begin to wear out. The body builds bone spurs around the joint which is facet hypertrophy in an attempt to stabilize the joint. This is typical of arthritis in hips, knees, knuckles etc. ...Read more
Hypertrophy is an increase in size of an organ or tissue, or a particular part of the body. Examples include muscle hypertrophy due to lifting weights, ventricular hypertrophy (enlargement of a ventricle of the heart) due to high blood pressure or other heart disorders, or prostatic hypertrophy (enlargement of ...Read more
Increased marrow: Hypertrophy refers to an increase in mass of an organ. An overworked muscle that enlarges is hypertrophied. For bone marrow, it means there is an increased quantity of blood making cells in the marrow. It does not tell you if those cells are normal blood making cells or a sign of disease. Persistent blood loss, for example, could cause an increase (hypertrophy) in erythroid precursors. ...Read more
Depends: What body part? In the foot, i remove them or shave them down. That's the best treatment as then they are gone. ...Read more
Facet Ligament hyper: The process of degeneration in the back part of the spinal canal. The joint (facet) breaks down and will increase (hypertrophy) in size. This is a normal aging process is most spines. If the enlargement compresses nerves, leg pain may clinically be present. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Facet Arthropathy: Could be facet arthropathy/arthritis. There are joints in the spine where the bones articulate and can develop bone spurs and cause the clicking with pain typically with extension. I would consider seeing a pain/spine specialist to see if facet injections or radio frequency ablation would be helpful for you. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
IT IS A DISEASE OF: Your heart musclein which a part of the heart muscle is thickened or hypertrophied without any obvious cause. It is better known for causing silent, sudden cardiac death in otherwise healthy young people and athletes. Younger people are likely to have a more severe form of hcm. It is frequently free of symptoms until sudden cardiac death, and for this reason some suggest screening these youngsters. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Like arthritis: When the discs in the spine start to degenerate, they no longer can do their shock absorbing job. The bones around these old discs are then exposed to too much stress and the bone responds by growing osteophytes. Similar to the knuckles in your hands getting bigger with age/arthritis. ...Read more
Bone spurs: Anterior implies "situated in front of the body" osteophytosis implies bone spurs. So it is just one of those terminologies that can be used when describing findings on a spine xray for example either a cervical spine or lumbar spine xray, when there are bone spurs notices in the front of your spine, typically common at the disc space and endplate level. These are just part of degenerative disc. ...Read more
Bone spurs: Endplates are vertebral body structures adjacent to the intervertebral disc. Each vertebra has a superior and inferior endplate, with a few exceptions. As one ages , there may be osteophytes that grow from one endplate, around the disc, toward the adjacent endplate, forming a bony bridge between two vertebra. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bony growth on heel: A heel spur is a bony growth usually at the insertion of the plantar fasscia of the foot. With continued stress on the foot, the bony growth can grow to a point of causing pain. It has a "beak like" appearance. If you are having problems see an orthopedist, foot and ankle specialist or a podiatrist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Bone spur on heel: A bone spur on the heel can be on the bottom of the heel or the back of the heel. Based on the location and the pain the treatment can be different. The most common is the bottom of the heel and here are some resources. www.centralmasspodiatry.com/heel I you want to clarify the problem let me know ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Joint pain: Acromioclavicular arthropathy is a fancy way of saying that the joint where your collar bone meets your shoulder is hurting you. Possible old injury? Overuse? You should talky to your doc about possible treatments which will likely include anti-inflammatory meds as well as possible steroids, either systemic or injectable. ...Read more
Autosomal Dom.: Many genes code for this anomaly of sarcomere proteins: chr 14 in the beta-myosin heavy chain; protein c cardiac myosin. This error creates some degree of left ventricular hypertrophy involving the septum between the ventricles: asymmetric septal hypertrophy. Lethal arrhythmias may occur. Genetic testing is available. Seek opinion of a cardiologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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