Laminectomy

Patients recover from laminectomy surgery within a few days or weeks. The laminectomy is carried out after administration of general anaesthesia. Before laminectomy, most hospitals ask the patients to take the tests such as electrocardiogram, urine test and blood count test.

Patients recover from laminectomy surgery within a few days or weeks. The laminectomy is carried out after administration of general anaesthesia. Before laminectomy, most hospitals ask the patients to take the tests such as electrocardiogram, urine t ... More

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One sided headache with neck pain

I have a headache on the left side of my head and the upper neck for almost a year now. the pain starts from my forehead and behind the eyes to the upper neck. sometimes i can't move my neck.

MRI OF BRAIN

.my dad's recent MRI report says: SCAN PROTOCOL: T1 and T2 weighted spin echo images taken in different planes including T2 FLAIR, GRE & diffusion weighted sequences. FINDINGS: Diffusion weighted images are showing no focal parenchymal area of restricted diffusion to suggest any acute lesion. Cerebral hemispheres are showing normal pattern of signal intensity; No focal abnormality noted. Ventricular system and subarachonoid spaces are prominent. No shift of midline structure noted. Pituitary gland,  infundibulum and optic chiasma appear normal. Posterior fossa shows normal signal intensity of the brainstem and cerebellar hemispheres with the fourth ventricle of normal size and in midline. Cerebellar folias are prominent. Cerebello-pontine angle and internal auditory canal including its contents appear normal on both side. IMPRESSION : MRI of brain shows : Diffused Cerebral and Cerebellar Atrophy. Can u plz tell me in what condition he is and what should be the next step. .

Extreme pain in toes

I am suffering from MDR TB for which am taking medicines....but from last one week am suffering from intense toes pain continuously.Please help

Head injury

I was it in the back of the head with a ladder and now my jaw really hurts up to the side of my face

Suggestive of EPIDERMOID CYST - 3.8*2 cm

There is space Occupying lesion seen in the region of Right Cerebello - Pontine angle measuring 3.8*2 cm. It is hypo on T 1 W images and Hyper on T 2 W and EPI Diffusion images.

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