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What does a sclerotic lesion in a rib scan indicate?

Query: Hi doctor, What is the significance of a sclerotic lesion in rib found on CT scan? What does sclerotic mean?  Read Full »


Dr. Vivek Chail

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. A sclerotic area in the bone is a part where there is increased deposition of calcium and therefore the bone mineralization in higher in this area. The exact nature of the lesion varies with age and other existing conditions. It is usually a harmless benign fin...  Read Full »

My ankle remains swollen after an injury eight years back. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I had ankle joint trauma eight years ago, and it is still swollen. I had x-rays two days ago, and it showed 1 cm calcification in front of the joint. How to treat this?  Read Full »


Dr. Akshay Kumar Saxena

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have mentioned trauma to your ankle region around eight years back with associated swelling and calcification. Can you send me the recent x-rays of the affected joint and clinical pictures showing the range of movement of the injured ankle? If the calcification is ...  Read Full »

There is a white spot on my daughter's MRI. Could it be multiple sclerosis?

Query: Hello doctor, This question is in regards to my 12 year old daughter. She had a routine eye exam at the optometrist's who noticed that she had blurred disc margins. We were given a referral to an eye specialist, who checked her eyes and said that her vision and peripherals were perfect, but yes, the...  Read Full »


Dr. Vaibhev Mittal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please do not worry. A calcium deposit on the optic nerve head is known as an optic disc drusen which are easily seen on a B-scan or CT scan. That small area is in the white matter, and it is not related to optic disc swelling. This could be some incidental finding. Ha...  Read Full »

I have spinning of my head with nausea and vomiting. What could this be?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 28-year-old female. Yesterday morning, I woke up to the alarm and when I got up, my head spun in a way which I have never experienced. I fell on the bed and when I tried to get up, it spun again. My husband made me drink water and helped me in getting up. I felt tired and when ...  Read Full »


Dr. Janrao Smit Uttam

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. First of all, get relaxed. Do not panic. Everything has some solution. According to your complaints, it looks like a BPPV (benign paroxysmal positional vertigo) which is a problem occurring due to some calcium crystal deposition in the internal ear, the part which ...  Read Full »

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