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Severe neck pain and deformation in colon vertebrata - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   i ave neck problem and i wanna gve me the best solution
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependants: Yes/No
User :   yes
User :   21 ears student xxxxx location xxxxx
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do you sit for long hours
Doctor :   what exactly is the problem?
User :   why you ask me
Doctor :   in front of the computer?
User :   ihave a ct scan slice and a commentary fo the problem
Doctor :   so that we can understand the exact nature of your problem
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   can you type in the ct report?
User :   hypoplastic of left occipital 2.7 cm with facet dislocation
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   you have previously sent us a query
User :   please giove me your name and area
Doctor :   we have already answered your query
Doctor :   Dr. xxxxx
Doctor :   Bangalore
Doctor :   India
User :   i ll sent now an commentary of ct scan slice 4
Doctor :   ok
User :   please wait few secondes
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   when did the injury occur and how?
User :   REPORT :: Radio effectué le 20 MARS 2008
Volume CT of cervical spine was performed.
The left occipital condyle is hypoplastic with the facet oriented laterally.
The right occipital condyle appears normal.
The anterior and posterior arch of the atlas appears normal.
The atlanto-odentoid joint appears normal.
Rests of cervical vertebrae appear normal with no obvious abnormalities      
Doctor :   this report was already sent and we have answered to your query
User :   since the age of 15 years that means since 6 years
Doctor :   did you have any trauma?
Doctor :   how did the trauma occur?
User :   can you give me your email i willsent you all commentary and picture
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   you have already sent us the report
Doctor :   and the commentary
Doctor :   we just need to know if you had an injury
User :   yes but i have another report and picture
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   you can send that to YYYY@YYYY
User :   ok iwas sent in this email since 3 days some picture have you receive those
Doctor :   no we didnt receive any picture
Doctor :   we received only the report
User :   ok iwill try again to sent you most xrays mri and ct scan slice 64 and iwill call you after 5 min to know if tou have been received those
Doctor :   i want to confirm some details
Doctor :   can i ask?
User :   ok
Doctor :   who is the patient?
Doctor :   his age
User :   im the patient
Doctor :   ok
User :   21 years
Doctor :   what are the symptoms that you have now?
User :   sever pain in my neck and a dformation in my colon verteabreas
Doctor :   is it cervical vertebrae?
User :   neck verteabreas
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   is your neck stable?
Doctor :   or is it flopping to a side?
User :   it is flopping in left side but ican easily correct it but after fex seconds the deformation reeappears
Doctor :   ok
do you have any tingling or numbness in your arms?
User :   no obvious anomality ican move very well
User :   the problem is in my neck only
Doctor :   ok
User :   is there something else do you wannaknow about me
Doctor :   any other health problems?
User :   no
Doctor :   ok
User :   ihpoe you give me the best solution please and ican come after
Doctor :   ok
User :   cause now im outside india
Doctor :   the best possible treatment is surgery
Doctor :   ok
User :   what kind of surgery do you mean fusion
Doctor :   other treatments like cervical traction
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   screw fixation
User :   but ihaven't an occipital
Doctor :   wiring and fusion
User :   whts wiring
Doctor :   a wire (K- wire)
Doctor :   is placed
User :   whats the rotation after c1 et ce stabilization
User :   c1 and c2
Doctor :   i didnt get you
User :   whats
Doctor :   with the rotation
Doctor :   this technique does confer the most rigid fixation,
Doctor :   near anatomical reduction may be possible
User :   iwann know if after the occipital c1 and c2 stabilization the rotatuion of my neck will be saty normal or no
Doctor :   near normal
User :   flexion extension
Doctor :   with adequate physiotherapy initiated in time
Doctor :   recovery depends upon the individual
User :   flexion and extension will be normal after the surgey
Doctor :   it cannot be said exactly the extent of recovery
User :   why
Doctor :   wil depend on
Doctor :   post surery
Doctor :   and physiotherapy
Doctor :   as i told you recovery depends on the individual
Doctor :   many factors come in to play
User :   ok you can try to do an occiptal c1 fusion withoutc2
Doctor :   depends on the surgeon and his assessment of which is
Doctor :   best in your case
Doctor :   Please fill this Feed back form I send, while I type the necessary information, say done when done.
User :   theres a small implant can fix only occipiatl with c1 without approach to c2 and have more rotation
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   the best in your case wil be done by the surgeon
Doctor :   as he would also like to give maximum rotation and
Doctor :   flexibility as possible
User :   but implant can be removed after and preserve all rotation
Doctor :   it may not be the case
User :   can you explain more please
Doctor :   if it is troublesome and affecting any
Doctor :   particular motion then the implant will be removed
Doctor :   but it is less likely to happen
User :   after remove implant i will recuppereall rotation
User :   after 2or 4years
Doctor :   the implant may not be removed at all
Doctor :   it depends upon what implant the surgeon might wnt
Doctor :   to use
Doctor :   any recovery after surgery depends upon individual factors
User :   so whats the name of your hospital and his adress
Doctor :   we provide only online consultation and advice.
Doctor :   If you wish, we can fix up your appointment with a doctor in
Doctor :   bangalore
User :   ok
Doctor :   is there anything else i can help you with?
User :   i was seen india before you can give me the adress of his hospital
Doctor :   didnt get you..
User :   you can give the name of a best specialized hospital in bangalore an d ill came
Doctor :   xxxxx HOSPITAL
Doctor :   based on the availability, u will have a specialist in the field
User :   thanks his adress
Doctor :   xxxxx, xxxxx, xxxxx, Bangalore - 0000
Doctor :   080-0000
User :   you hav any idea to aprice of anterior artrodesis an estimate
Doctor :   no
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