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Ligamentum flavum hypertrophy is a condition in which the ligamentum flava grows wider and larger and expands toward the central spinal canal. It is also referred to as ligamentum flavum thickening. More »

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Non-specific ST-T wave abnormalities can be caused by digitalis effect, myocardial ischemia, hypokalemia, left ventricular hypertrophy with strain and reciprocal changes from an ST elevation myocardial injury. Getting an... More »

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Facet hypertrophy occurs when a spinal nerve root is pinched by vertebral joint enlargement, reports Cedars Sinai. Facet joints exist between the vertebrae and allow the spine to bend and twist. Nerve roots pass through ... More »

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Cardiac hypertrophy happens when the muscles of the heart thicken, according to the University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine. This means that there is less room in the heart for the chambers, including t... More »

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Hypokalemia, a condition of low blood potassium, usually has no symptoms in mild levels, although some sufferers may experience weakness, constipation, fatigue and muscle cramping, states Healthline. In very low levels, ... More »

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Trigger finger is more likely to occur in people who have diabetes, but it is not clear whether it is a direct cause of the condition. Inflammation of the sheath surrounding the tendon in the affected finger causes trigg... More »

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People with Type 2 diabetes may follow the same recommendations for consuming alcohol as those who don't have the condition; however, there are other considerations, according to Health.com. Diabetics need to take extra ... More »

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