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PITUITARY TUMOURS

Pituitary tumours are anomalous growths that create in your pituitary organ. Some pituitary tumours result in an excessive number of the hormones that manage significant elements of your body. Some pituitary tumours can make your pituitary organ produce lower levels of hormones. Most pituitary tumours are noncancerous (kind) developments (adenomas). Adenomas stay in your pituitary...

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PERIPHERAL NERVE INJURY

Peripheral nerves send messages from your brain and spinal cord to the rest of your body, helping you do things, for example, detecting that your limbs are cold and moving your muscles with the goal that you can walk. Nerves are made of fibre which consist of axons that are protected by encompassing tissues, peripheral...

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Hydrocephalus

Hydrocephalus is a condition where fluid builds up in the skull and causes the brain to swell. This condition is also called ‘water in brain’ and the build-up is often caused by an obstruction in the proper circulation of the brain fluid which lead to accumulation of the cerebrospinal fluid in brain. The condition requires...

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BRAIN TUMOURS

A wide range of kinds of brain tumours exist. Some brain tumours are noncancerous (favourable), and some brain tumours are dangerous (harmful). Brain tumours  can start in your brain (essential brain tumours), or disease can start in different pieces of your body and spread to your brain (optional, or metastatic, brain tumours). How rapidly a...

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BRAIN HAEMORRHAGE

A brain haemorrhage alludes to seeping of the blood  into  the brain. This ailment is otherwise called a brain drain or an intracranial discharge. It is a health related crisis that requires prompt treatment. The skull encompasses the brain, and any spilling blood from a discharge can make pressure and harm the brain tissues. The...

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Bony injuries of skull (Skull fractures)

A skull fracture is a break in the cranial bone also known as skull. The skull can break or fracture if it is subject to direct or forceful impact. People with skull fracture need to be treated as soon as possible.  The extent of injury in skull fractures depends on: How deep the fracture is...

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SPINAL CORD TRAUMA

 A spinal cord injury is defined as any harm to any piece of the spinal cord or nerves at the end of spinal cord (cauda equina)  which  causes motor or sensory changes in quality of sensation and other body functions beneath the site of injury. The spinal cord injuries could be very dangerous as they...

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SPINAL DISC HERNIATION

This condition refers to an issue with a rubbery circle between the spinal bones. This condition happens when the soft centre of the  spinal disc pushes through a crack in the tougher exterior cracking. Causes: A single excessive strain or injury may cause a herniated disc. In old age, disc material degenerates normally as one...

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Spinal Stenosis

Background  Spinal Stenosis commonly known as narrowing of the spinal canal mostly occurs in lower back or neck. With the age, there are spine changes leading to degeneration of bones, disc, ligaments and muscles that together makes up the Spinal Column.  This also leads to narrowing of the spaces within your spine which can put...