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 »

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 »

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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Piriformis syndrome refers to a condition in which the piriformis muscle compresses the sciatic nerve, according to WebMD. When this nerve is compressed, it can result in pain, tingling or numbness of the buttocks that e... More »

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As of 2015, benefits of using a pessary to treat bladder prolapse include the ability to manage the condition without surgery and to plan for future pregnancies, according to PubMed Central. Support pessaries such as the... More »

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Prurigo nodularis is a health condition that causes itchy, hard and crusty lumps to develop on the surface of the skin, as stated by the American Osteopathic College of Dermatology. Itching caused by prurigo nodularis ca... More »

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