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The Neck Pain Associated with Occipital Neuralgia by Nav J. Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted Fri 07 May 2010 12:00am 7 Comments Ever get pain in the back on your head and neck, specifically at the base of the neck? This muscles here are called the suboccipital muscles collectively, and when there is pain here, the term is occipital neuralgia. What is the Occipital Neuralgia? Occipital neuralgia refers to having pain and muscle spasms that come specifica ... Read on »
In the management of CAD , cardiologists attack the lesion , surgeons avoid the lesion . . . who is the winner ? by Dr. Sangareddi V. Medical Doctor Posted Sat 18 Jun 2011 11:12am Coronary  atherosclerosis is the number one killer of mankind. Many would consider it as an  essential  process of aging .Modern  life styles and habits make this appear  very early in life . There is currently an endemic (or even  a pandemic ) of   CAD due to premature  atherosclerosis. We need to recognise CAD is not a  primary heart disease  ... Read on »
Why Occipital Nerve Stimulation? by Banner Patient ExpertFacebook Posted Wed 10 Jun 2009 12:17am I've gotten some fairly negative reactions from people when I describe the procedure I've decided to undergo. They act like I'm insane for allowing someone to put wires in my body, along with an implanted battery that will leave a big scar, and still have to be replaced down the road. But these are the people that don't seem to understand the pa ... Read on »
Neuro results: by imicsome Patient Expert Posted Tue 28 Apr 2009 11:09pm Fortunately the CT scan was negative for a tumor (Praise God). However, the neurologist thinks that I have developed to new occipital lesions which are what is causing the field of vision problems I developed this time as was as the increasing issues with the left leg. He also stated the obvious that I have been in a pretty consistent state of decl ... Read on »
Each time I read the title of th... by Kim F. Patient Expert Posted Mon 29 Sep 2008 6:08pm Each time I read the title of this article, all that comes to mind is the old Connie Francis tune “Where the Boys Are.” Where the boys are, someone waits for me A smilin’ face, a warm embrace, two arms to hold me tenderly Where the boys are, my true love will be He’s walkin’ down some street in town and I know he’s lookin ... Read on »
What Exactly Is a SLAP Lesion? Top 5 Things You Need to Know About a Superior Labral Tear by Mike Reinold Patient Expert Posted Tue 23 Dec 2008 9:43pm 1 Comment Image via Wikipedia I received many great questions and comments regarding my last post discussing two new tests to detect a SLAP tear.  Sounds like there is still a little confusion about what exactly a SLAP tear is and how to classify them.  Understanding how a SLAP lesion occurs and what exactly is happening pathologically is extremely impo ... Read on »
Importance of Immunohistochemistry in the Evaluation of follicular lymphoid lesion by Dr.Prashant Jani Patient Expert Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:02pm Before discussing the utility of particular immunostains, it is important to review and understand some basics about the normal lymphoid follicle, in order to interpret the immunostains appropriately. The difference between a primary follicle and a secondary follicle: A primary or "resting" follicle: - a collection of B-cells in the cortex ... Read on »
BG-12 significantly reduced brain lesions in multiple sclerosis by stuart Patient Expert Posted Tue 17 Nov 2009 10:20pm Source: Biogen Idec (NASDAQ: BIIB) today announced the publication of Phase IIb data showing that a 240 mg three-times-daily dose of the company's novel oral compound, BG-12 (BG00012, dimethyl fumarate), reduced the number of new gadolinium enhancing (Gd+) lesions by 69 percent in patients with relapsing-remitting multiple scle ... Read on »
How do you locate the level of the lesion in Right bundle branch block ? by Dr. Sangareddi V. Medical Doctor Posted Sat 24 Apr 2010 11:41pm Like in neurological disease, one can locate the site of block in bundle branch blocks. Though it has never been thought ,  to be clinically important to localise a BBB . (Unlike coronary lesions) Generally ,  RBBB can be proximal  or  distal peripheral type.The commonest site could be the distal  type. It should be realised , for over ... Read on »
A child presenting with lack of coordination and a basal ganglia lesion by Dr. Brian M. Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Thu 14 May 2009 2:56pm An 8-year-old girl presented with lack of coordination of the right arm and leg progressing over the course of six months.Occasionally, the girl would hold her right arm in a postured decorticate position when she would run; and she would suffer frequent falls when playing. Physical examination showed right-sided hemidystonia and rigidity. An MRI r ... Read on »