Spondylosis refers to degenerative changes in the spine which may be neurologically asymptomatic or may cause symptoms by compression of nerve roots or spinal cord. Spondylotic changes consist of inter-vertebral disk, osteophyte formation, and thickening of spinal ligaments. These changes most frequently involve the cervical or lumbar spine and are rare in the thoracic region. … [Read more...] about What Is Spondylosis;Parthenogenesis,Prognosis and Treatment.
Muscular Dystrophy is inherited myopathies, characterized primarily by progressively severe weakness. Although it is generally believed that inherited diseases must be due to a missing or structurally abnormal protein (either an enzyme or a structural protein), this abnormality has not been identified in any form of dystrophy. Indirect evidence implicates the muscle membranes … [Read more...] about What Is Muscular Dystrophy;Diagnosis,Treatment And Pathology
The word protoplasm is derived from the Greek word "protos" which means "first" and "plasma", which means "things formed".Protoplasm is considered as the physical basis of life. The protoplasm of a cell consists of nucleus, cell membrane and cytoplasm. Therefore, the cytoplasm is a part of the protoplasm of a cell. The protoplasm is surrounded by a plasma membrane or cell … [Read more...] about What Is Protoplasm;What Does It Do In Human Body?
Insufficient absorption of vitamin b 12 from the gastrointestinal tract can result in a subacute degeneration of the spinal cord, optic nerves, cerebral white matter, and peripheral nerves. Although the neurologic manifestations of vitamin deficiency are frequently associated with a macrocytic anemia (pernicious anemia), the latter is not always present. Neurological symptoms … [Read more...] about What Is Vitamin B12 Deficiency;Diagnosis,Treatment And Pathology
Transverse myelitis refers to a clinical syndrome in which there is evidence of complete or partial loss of neurologic functions below a lesion which pathologically usually has a limited longitudinal dimension in the spinal Thoracic and cervical segments are most frequently involved. Although inflammation is implied, it should be appreciated that evidence for this is frequently … [Read more...] about What Is Transverse Myelitis;Pathology,Diagnosis And Treatment