Compression symptoms affecting adjacent organs. 3. Severe pain on the left side of the abdomen may be due to acute expansion or rupture of the aneurysm. 4. Abdominal distension, shock, and death may occur due to rupture into the peritoneum.
Osteoarthritis (OA) is an inflammatory condition associated with a degenerative process (99). This inflammatory condition clinically manifests as arthralgia, which is defined as pain and tenderness in the joint capsule and/or the synovial lining of the TMJ. In OA, the patient may report joint pain in the preauricular area, crepitus during jaw movements, and limited range of motion, whereas in osteoarthrosis, degenerative changes are similar with OA, but it is a noninflammatory condition (102). Degenerative changes may be unilateral or bilateral and has a strong preference for women. It is estimated that approximately 15 % of the world’s population suffer from osteoarthritis
CHARCOT FOOT VS TRANSTIBIAL AMPUTATION A transtibial amputation, also known as a bellow knee amputation is one of the most frequently performed amputations. Amputation is a choice for diseased limbs, severe injury to lower limbs for which attempts at salvage can be lengthy, emotionally and financially costly. Transtibial amputations may be performed for the following reasons: -Trauma -Tumors -Infections -Peripheral Vascular Diseases This assignment is based on Amputation vs Charcot foot. Do patients prefer living with an amputation or living with charcot foot syndrome? Which gives a better quality of life?
Symptoms may range from a localized, limited form (ocular myasthenia), which affects the eye muscles, to a generalized, severe form, which affects many muscles, including those involved in breathing. Eye symptoms may manifest as drooping of the eyelids, blurred vision, or double vision. Other symptoms of myasthenia gravis include waddling or unstable gait, changes in facial expression, difficulty swallowing, impaired speech, shortness of breath, and weakness of the arms, hands, legs, and neck. When to See a Doctor Consult your doctor immediately if you experience difficulty
Lumbar Disc Prolapse - Understanding the disorder! Description: Lumbar disc prolapse is a spinal condition that can cause lower back pain and tingling in the lower body. Learn more on Spine and Neuro Surgery Hospital India. Lumbar Disc Prolapse Overview: A lumbar disc prolapse, also known as slipped disc or herniated disc, is a condition where a fragment of the soft central disc material squeezes out due to pressure through a tear in the annulus (disc capsule). A prolapsed fragment may compress an adjacent nerve root or the multiple roots to cause the neurological symptoms.
INTRODUCTION Congenital anomalies of the kidney and urinary tract (CAKUT) form a group of heterogeneous disorders that affect the kidneys, ureters and bladder. In this group are included common problems such as vesicoureteral reflux to severe life-threatening malformations as bilateral renal agenesis. (1-4) In young children, CAKUT are the main cause of end-stage kidney disease, leading to the need for kidney transplantation or dialysis, causing a major impact on growth, maturation, and disturbed cognitive development and leading to a poor life expectancy (5-6). The survival rate of this group is 30 times lower than that of healthy children (5). It may be also associated with kidney problems in adult life, such as hypertension and proteinuria.
In women, the risk for CHD increases after age 55. The difference in coronary heart disease between genders is significant. Among middle-aged people, CHD is 2-5 times more common in men than in women (Jousilahti, 1999). However, CHD prevalence was greater among men (7.8%) than women (4.6%) in
Red Flag Assessment in the Thoracic Spine Category one findings: Due to the viscerosomatic referred pain, many visceral conditions can produce secondary musculoskeletal pain in thoracic region. Therefore, patients could experience symptoms in the musculoskeletal structures innervated by the same nerve levels at which the visceral afferents converge. The thoracic spine has the highest incidence in the spine for primary neoplasm and metastatic tumours. Category two findings: The complications of several metabolic disorders manifest themselves in the thoracic spine. Computerized tomographic (CT) scanning is ideal for defining bony changes associated with these disorders, while magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is the most appropriate for identifying soft tissue lesions.
Introduction: Piriformis syndrome (PS) is a neuromuscular condition with a special combination of several characteristic manifestations mainly highlighted by gluteal pain(1). Others may involve pain in the lower back area down to buttocks, paraesthesia, numbness and limitations to some weight-bearing activities like walking for long periods, standing and sitting to some degrees(1-5). Other symptoms may also include: the sciatic notch tenderness, swelling, sexual dysfunctions and splayfoot with a dominant external rotation in supine lying indicating tightness of the muscle(6). In general, four primary manifestations had the highest tendency to be found as was reported by a recent systematic review. These include: posterior buttock pain, increased sciatica symptoms with sitting, tenderness over the greater sciatic notch and positive results of Piriformis muscle tension tests