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    to cause permanent damage. Transverse Myelitis can cause permanent paralysis from one limb to the neck down. It can come in different levels of severity. The Thoracic cord is affected in eighty percent of all Transverse Myelitits cases, therefore the normal progression is progressive paralysis and sensory loss in limbs. Back pain and fevers can also occur in patients, but it is rather unusual Neal 2 and only when the Transverse Myelitis is pathogenic in nature. About half the patients lose all functions in their legs and eighty to ninety-four percent experience numbness or paresthesia. Additionally, depression is commonly noted in patients and usually needs treatment due to the severity. Optic Neuritis can cause permanent vision loss in all or part of the eye as well as dyschromatopsia (colorblindness). Flashing lights are often seen by victims, which is why it usually mistaken for a retinal detachment in the beginning phases. It is usually accompanied by eye pain or loss of sensation in the eye. The optic nerve is actually thousands of different nerves and the severity comes from the amount of nerves that are inflamed. Optic Neuritis is more prevalent in southern Europe, southern Australian and the middle of North America. Due to the fact that both of these diseases are a rare inflammation, they have a…

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    Prologue| Hurts The Most What hurts the most is letting go Just to let you know I love you so Tonight was poetry night and since he was a big fan of poetry I knew he wouldn't be willing to listen to what I had to say to him. But he was going to have to except it. I'm not like any other average black women. I had standards that needed to be made and by going out with a garbage man who makes below my standards, was a big NO. I felt this erge of wanting more. I needed more and I damn…

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    Today’s writing day. Great! Let’s begin, but wait, is your work area set up properly? I think so, but how can I know? To find out, Sit. Sit? Yes, sitting is something as a writer, you’ll be doing frequently. Sitting properly can reduce injury therefore increase productivity and allow creative ideas to flow. When you’re able to focus on ideas over how much pain there is you become more creative and therefore a better writer. If your workspace is set properly you will be able to use appropriate…

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    To expound upon the concern listed above, IAN nerve damage, mandibular paresthesia or dysesthesia may result which may or may not resolve on its own. Additionally, the lingual nerve may be damaged causing complete or partial paresthesia of the tongue. The position of the third molars appears to play a role in the incidence of IAN injury; teeth that are impacted and horizontally positioned have a higher frequency of IAN injury. Regarding the lingual nerve, although permanent sensory deficits are…

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    Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

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    Symptoms including weakness and wasting of hand muscles, and numbness in the hand. Disputed TOS is caused by injury to the nerves in the brachial plexus. The most prominent symptom of the disorder is pain and other symptoms include weakness and fatigue. Venous is generally rare that affects men and women equally. The cause of this type of TOS remains unknown but often develops suddenly, frequently following prolonged limb exertion. Lastly, traumatic TOS is caused by traumatic or repetitive…

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    pain. He has been refractory to 12 PT visits. Current medications include tramadol, ibuprofen, loratadine and Claritin. MRI of the lumbar spine obtained on 03/31/16 revealed a mild left lateral disc protrusion at L4-5 which causes a mild left L4-5 neural foraminal stenosis. There is lumbarization of the S1 vertebral body, with a small S1-2 intervertebral disc. Per the medical report added 05/30/16, the patient states that her condition is still the same. There are days that she is okay and…

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    patient was subsequently diagnosed with status post cervical spine fusion; chronic pain syndrome; radiculopathy, cervical region; spinal stenosis, cervical region; and cervicobrachial syndrome. According to OMNI notes, the patient had cervical discectomy and fusion, lumbar strain and degenerative disc disease of the spine. As per visit notes on 4/7/16, the patient states that the medications have been helpful and effective for him for up to 40%. Cervical spine examination reveals a well-healed…

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    Romberg's Case Study

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    Different exams also showed a paresthesia on the right side, a decreased pin sensation, and a mild vibratory sense loss in her distal lower extremities. The Romberg’s test was negative and the tandem gait was rated as mildly unstable. Neurological examinations show “no extraocular motor palsy” nor “difficulties with smooth pursuit or saccades”. However, there is a decrease in hearing on the left side and a numbness of the right side of her face as well as of the entire right body side. The Weber…

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    Common device related complications include lead migration, fracture, and hardware malfunction(12). Patient related complications include infection, hematoma, CSF leaks, seromas, or pain (7, 8, 12). Recognition of typical stimulation patterns is required to understand where an electrode may be positioned. Stimulation should be confined entirely to the dorsal columns, with paresthesias occurring ipsilateral and caudal to the electrode(13). Stimulation patterns that result in abdominal tightness…

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    last 2 years), constipation, dyspepsia, fever, night sweats, and chills. Eye floaters, sore throat, sinus congestion, difficulty breathing, occasional chest pain and palpitations, joint swelling in the knees, anemia, muscle weakness, and paresthesias were also noted. Her physical examination was unremarkable.…

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