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Cavernous malformations - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/cavernous-malformations/symptoms-causes/syc-20360941

May 6th, 2022 - Overview Cerebral cavernous malformation Open pop-up dialog box Close Cerebral cavernous malformation Cerebral cavernous malformation A cerebral cavernous malformation is an abnormally formed blood vessel, shaped like a small mulberry, which can form in the brain or spinal cord and may result in a wide range of neurological symptoms. Cerebral cavernous malformations (CCMs) are groups of tightly...

Lymphoma - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/lymphoma/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20352645

May 5th, 2022 - Lymphoma care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Mayo Clinic specialists provide expert, personalized care to people with lymphoma, including very rare types of the disease. Your care team might include: Hematologists Pathologists Radiation oncologists Radiologists Bone marrow transplant specialists Surgeons Dematologists If you have other health conditions that could be affected by canc...

Scoliosis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/scoliosis/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20350721

May 4th, 2022 - Diagnosis The doctor will initially take a detailed medical history and may ask questions about recent growth. During the physical exam, your doctor may have your child stand and then bend forward from the waist, with arms hanging loosely, to see if one side of the rib cage is more prominent than the other. Your doctor may also perform a neurological exam to check for: Muscle weakness Numbness ...

Scoliosis - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/scoliosis/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20350726

May 4th, 2022 - Scoliosis care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Pediatric specialists work together to provide the best care for each child who has scoliosis. Mayo Clinic fosters a unique practice environment where doctors and nurses collaborate to safely innovate and to develop the best treatment plans for children with spine conditions. Orthotic specialists are involved in making braces, while physi...

Bell's palsy - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/bells-palsy/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20370034

May 4th, 2022 - Diagnosis There's no specific test for Bell's palsy. Your health care provider will look at your face and ask you to move your facial muscles by closing your eyes, lifting your brow, showing your teeth and frowning, among other movements. Other conditions — such as a stroke, infections, Lyme disease, inflammatory conditions and tumors — can cause facial muscle weakness that mimics Bell's palsy....

Testicular Cancer: Symptoms, Signs,
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May 2nd, 2022 - Overview Testicles (testis) , scrotum and surrounding area. What is testicular cancer? Testicular cancer forms when malignant (cancer) cells develop in the tissues of one or (less commonly) both testicles. Your testicles are two walnut-shaped sex glands that produce sperm and the hormone testosterone. They sit inside a sac of skin that lies below your penis called the scrotum. Like any cancer, ...

Rectal cancer - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/rectal-cancer/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20352889

Apr 30th, 2022 - Diagnosis Tests to diagnose rectal cancer Colonoscopy Open pop-up dialog box Close Colonoscopy Colonoscopy During a colonoscopy, the doctor inserts a colonoscope into your rectum to check for abnormalities in your entire colon. Rectal cancer can be found during a screening test for colorectal cancer. Or it may be suspected based on your symptoms. Tests and procedures used to confirm the diagnos...

Breast cancer - Outcomes & ratings - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/breast-cancer/outcomes/gnc-20515027

Apr 27th, 2022 - Hill: My name is Paula Hill. I have lived here in the valley for over 30 years. I'm the mother of four grown children and the wife of a retired firefighter. I had been for a routine mammogram and the results came back normal. Shortly following that I had my annual exam with my regular GYN, who did a breast exam, and found a lump. I then got a phone call a few days later saying that it was, in f...

Bone metastasis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/bone-metastasis/symptoms-causes/syc-20370191

Apr 27th, 2022 - Overview Bone metastasis occurs when cancer cells spread from their original site to a bone. Nearly all types of cancer can spread (metastasize) to the bones. But some types of cancer are particularly likely to spread to bone, including breast cancer and prostate cancer. Bone metastasis can occur in any bone but more commonly occurs in the spine, pelvis and thigh. Bone metastasis may be the fir...

Hydrocephalus: What It Is, Causes, Symptoms, Dia
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/17334-hydrocephalus

Apr 26th, 2022 - Overview What is hydrocephalus? Hydrocephalus is the abnormal buildup of fluid within your brain. Hydrocephalus comes from the Greek words “hydro,” which means water, and “cephalus,” which means head. Hydrocephalus was once known as “water on the brain.” The “water” is actually cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) — a clear, colorless fluid surrounding your brain and spinal cord. Normally, CSF flows throu...

Syringomyelia: What It Is, Symptoms,
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/6126-syringomyelia

Apr 20th, 2022 - Overview What is syringomyelia? Syringomyelia is a condition in which a fluid-filled cyst called a syrinx forms within your spinal cord. The syrinx can get bigger and elongate over time, resulting in damage to your spinal cord and compression and injury of the nerve fibers that carry information from your brain to the rest of your body and vice versa. The fluid in the cyst is cerebrospinal flui...

Dandy-Walker Syndrome: Hydrocephalus, VP S
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/6002-dandy-walker-syndrome

Apr 19th, 2022 - Overview What is Dandy-Walker syndrome? Dandy-Walker syndrome is sometimes called Dandy-Walker malformation or just Dandy-Walker. It’s a congenital brain malformation that causes an issue with how the brain forms. It is congenital meaning a baby is born with the condition, and it occurs as the baby develops during pregnancy. Dandy-Walker involves the cerebellum and the spaces around it. The cer...

Bladder cancer - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/bladder-cancer/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20356109

Apr 19th, 2022 - Diagnosis Diagnosing bladder cancer Female cystoscopy Open pop-up dialog box Close Female cystoscopy Female cystoscopy Cystoscopy allows your doctor to view your lower urinary tract to look for abnormalities, such as a bladder stone. Surgical tools can be passed through the cystoscope to treat certain urinary tract conditions. Male cystoscopy Open pop-up dialog box Close Male cystoscopy Male cy...

Transverse Myelitis (TM): Causes, Sy
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Apr 12th, 2022 - Overview What is transverse myelitis (TM)? Transverse myelitis (TM) is a rare neurological condition caused by inflammation of your spinal cord. Your spinal cord is a cylindrical structure that runs through the center of your spine, from your brainstem to your low back. It’s a delicate structure that contains nerve bundles and cells that carry messages from your brain to the rest of your body. ...

Ataxia - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/ataxia/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20355655

Apr 9th, 2022 - Diagnosis If you have ataxia, your doctor will look for a treatable cause. Besides conducting a physical exam and a neurological exam, including checking your vision, balance, coordination and reflexes, your doctor might request tests, including: Blood tests. These might help identify treatable causes of ataxia. Imaging studies. An MRI of the brain might help determine possible causes. An MRI c...

Ataxia - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/ataxia/symptoms-causes/syc-20355652

Apr 9th, 2022 - Overview Cerebellum and brainstem Open pop-up dialog box Close Cerebellum and brainstem Cerebellum and brainstem Persistent ataxia usually results from damage to the part of your brain that controls muscle coordination (cerebellum). Ataxia describes poor muscle control that causes clumsy voluntary movements. It may cause difficulty with walking and balance, hand coordination, speech and swallow...

Liver problems - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/liver-problems/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20374507

Apr 8th, 2022 - Diagnosis Ultrasound of liver tumor Open pop-up dialog box Close Ultrasound of liver tumor Ultrasound of liver tumor An ultrasound uses sound waves to create an image. This ultrasound shows a noncancerous (benign) liver tumor. Liver biopsy Open pop-up dialog box Close Liver biopsy Liver biopsy A liver biopsy is a procedure to remove a small sample of liver tissue for laboratory testing. A liver...

Spermatocele - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/spermatocele/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20377833

Mar 31st, 2022 - Diagnosis To diagnose a spermatocele, you'll need a physical exam. Although a spermatocele generally isn't painful, you might feel discomfort when your doctor examines (palpates) the mass. You might also undergo the following diagnostic tests: Transillumination. Your doctor might shine a light through your scrotum. With a spermatocele, the light will indicate that the mass is fluid-filled rathe...

Aphasia - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/aphasia/symptoms-causes/syc-20369518

Mar 31st, 2022 - Overview Aphasia is a condition that affects your ability to communicate. It can affect your speech, as well as the way you write and understand both spoken and written language. Aphasia typically occurs suddenly after a stroke or a head injury. But it can also come on gradually from a slow-growing brain tumor or a disease that causes progressive, permanent damage (degenerative). The severity o...

Malignant Soft Tissue Tumors: Types, Causes, S
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/17203-malignant-soft-tissue-tumors

Mar 28th, 2022 - Overview What are malignant soft tissue tumors? Malignant soft tissue tumors are rare tumors that account for only 1% of all cancers. These tumors, also known as sarcomas, are cancerous tumors that appear in soft connective tissues. Soft connective tissues, along with bones, form and support your body’s connecting structures. Soft tissues include: Muscles. Ligaments. Tendons. Cartilage. Fat. Bl...