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  • cord
  • The MRI did not reveal any spinal cord anomalies," he said. (blogspot.in)
  • It reaches the posterior white funiculus of spinal cord because of its partner as well as with all the blood sugar and insulin resistance, sometimes. (euskalmusika.com)
  • He developed a number of operative techniques involving tumors of the brain and spinal cord. (wikipedia.org)
  • Chirurgie des Gehirns und Rückenmarks (Surgery of the brain and spinal cord), two volumes 1907 (later translated into English and French). (wikipedia.org)
  • Thoracic spinal fusion with or without instrumentation as a last resort Physical therapy for pain-relieving modalities, postural education and teaching a home exercise program for strength and flexibility Vertebral collapse resulting in kyphosis Spinal cord compression Sinus formation Paraplegia (so called Pott's paraplegia) In Pulitzer Prize-winning novel His Family, young Johnny Geer is suffering from a terminal case of Pott's Disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • Myelitis is inflammation of the spinal cord which can disrupt the normal responses from the brain to the rest of the body, and from the rest of the body to the brain. (wikipedia.org)
  • Inflammation in the spinal cord, can cause the myelin and axon to be damaged resulting in symptoms such as paralysis and sensory loss. (wikipedia.org)
  • however, any inflammatory attack on the spinal cord is often referred to as transverse myelitis. (wikipedia.org)
  • These phenomena can be explained by a theory of autoimmune attack which states that the autoimmune bodies attack its spinal cord in response to immune reaction. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the case of myelitis, not only is the immune system dysfunctional, but the dysfunction also crosses this protective blood brain barrier to affect the spinal cord. (wikipedia.org)
  • Fungal myelitis Fungi have been reported to cause spinal cord disease either by forming abscesses inside the bone or by granuloma. (wikipedia.org)
  • a year later it was designated as a micro-surgical reimplantation center for the City of New York, by 1983 as a level one trauma center, and by 1988 as a head and spinal cord injury center. (wikipedia.org)
  • kyphosis
  • The X-rays showed that the thoracolumbar scoliosis curve or spinal curvature measured 125 degrees with an associated kyphosis (excessive out ward curve that causes hunch) of 85 degrees. (blogspot.in)
  • Congenital kyphosis (Q76.4) can result in infants whose spinal column has not developed correctly in the womb. (wikipedia.org)
  • The risk of serious complications from spinal fusion surgery for kyphosis is estimated to be 5%, similar to the risks of surgery for scoliosis. (wikipedia.org)
  • vertebral body
  • The following are radiographic changes characteristic of spinal tuberculosis on plain radiography: Lytic destruction of anterior portion of vertebral body Increased anterior wedging Collapse of vertebral body Reactive sclerosis on a progressive lytic process Enlarged psoas shadow with or without calcification - Additional radiographic findings may include the following: Vertebral end plates are osteoporotic. (wikipedia.org)
  • Diseases
  • Tuberculosis is one of common diseases in the world, especially in the developing countries. (alliedacademies.org)
  • With computed tomography (CT) scanning and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), it is now possible to diagnose spinal tuberculosis at an early stage, differentiate it from other diseases, and objectively monitor the progress. (bmj.com)
  • Compared with other diseases caused by a single infectious agent, tuberculosis is the second biggest killer, globally. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Mean decrease in neutrophil count Bone marrow disorders tuberculosis typhoid autoimmune diseases. (euskalmusika.com)
  • The children were carefully selected and initially "boys under 10 and girls of any age or race, suffering from the chronic diseases which are benefited by a marine atmosphere, such as rickets, hip, spinal diseases, etc. (wikipedia.org)
  • surgery
  • These types of high-end curves typically do not respond well to conservative treatment and almost always warrant spinal fusion surgery, which can restore the body's natural degree of curvature. (wikipedia.org)
  • Frederick Houdlette Albee (April 13, 1876 - February 15, 1945) was a surgeon who invented bone grafting and other advances in orthopedic surgery as a surgical treatment. (wikipedia.org)
  • Dr. Albee's 1915 textbook, Bone Graft Surgery, came out as the War ended its second year. (wikipedia.org)
  • decompression
  • This New York Chiropractor blog is a journal of the day to day happenings of a New York Chiropractor and his New York Chiropractor clinic.Using the exclusive DRX 9000 he shares his results with this Non Surgical Spinal Decompression with all that are interested.This is an excellent treatment for those with a herniated disc and back pain. (blogspot.com)
  • Will every patient experience a positive outcome with spinal decompression and the DRX 9000? (blogspot.com)
  • She was diligent with her treatment protocol that involved spinal decompression, SOT blocking,Physical therapy on the SpineForce, Custom made corrective orthotics and home exercise. (blogspot.com)
  • When should I know treatment on spinal decompression is working? (blogspot.com)
  • tissues
  • Physical Therapy's primary objective is to strengthen the spinal tissues for either correcting the curvature to the maximum extent possible or contain further damage. (wikipedia.org)
  • disease
  • Tuberculosis (TB) is still a high-burden disease in present society. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Starring extraordinary newcomer Lucian Tedor Rus in his first lead role, the movie tracks the experiences of 20-year-old Emanuel, who spends nearly the entire film hospitalized with a spinal disease - specifically, bone tuberculosis, which looks as awful as it sounds- that leaves him mostly immobile and bed-ridden. (afsviewfinders.com)
  • The WHO data on tuberculosis prevalence released yearly is the best estimate of disease burden worldwide. (springer.com)
  • Osteochondrodysplasia, a disorder related to the development of bone and cartilage, can also cause this disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • curvature
  • Braces provide support to the muscles and bones, as well as apply corrective pressure to reduce the curvature. (wikipedia.org)
  • fractures
  • In cases of trauma, for example in compound skull fractures where fragments of bone are pushed into the substance of the brain, the cause of the abscess is obvious. (wikipedia.org)
  • epidural
  • The MRI will reveal air changes in the disc and possibly even external involvement involving the bone or epidural regions. (wikipedia.org)
  • Causes
  • cause septic spinal arthritis Eikenella corrodens - human bites Pasteurella multocida, bartonella henselae - animal bites or scratches Fungal species - immunocompromised state Borrelia burgodorferi - ticks, causes lyme disease Septic arthritis should be considered whenever a person has rapid onset pain in a swollen joint, regardless of fever. (wikipedia.org)
  • The diagnosis should only be made after excluding other possible causes of similar symptoms such as tuberculosis. (wikipedia.org)
  • Most common causes include iatrogenic lumbar punctures, burst fractures resulting in posterior migration of fragments of the vertebral body, severe disc herniations, spinal anaesthesia involving trauma from catheters and high local anaesthetic concentrations around the cauda equina, penetrating trauma such as knife wounds or ballistic trauma. (wikipedia.org)
  • There are many causes of scoliosis, including spinal deformities, neuromuscular problems, and inherited diseases or conditions caused by the environment. (wikipedia.org)
  • diseases
  • The children were carefully selected and initially "boys under 10 and girls of any age or race, suffering from the chronic diseases which are benefited by a marine atmosphere, such as rickets, hip, spinal diseases, etc. (wikipedia.org)
  • unique
  • Tuberculosis (TB) is unique among infections associated with HIV because it is transmissible to immunocompetent people via the respiratory route, is easily treatable once identified, may occur in early-stage HIV disease, and is preventable with drug therapy. (blogspot.com)
  • weeks
  • The time needed to genetically sequence the bacteria causing tuberculosis (Mtb) from patient samples has been reduced from weeks to days using a new technique developed by a UCL-led team. (medicalnewstoday.com)