discopathy

dis·cop·a·thy

(dis-kop'ă-thē),
Disease of a disk, particularly of an invertebral disc.
[disco- + G. pathos, disease]

discopathy

/dis·cop·a·thy/ (dis-kop´ah-the) any disease of an intervertebral disk.

dis·cop·a·thy

(dis-kop'ă-thē)
Disease of a disc, particularly of an invertebral disc.
[disco- + G. pathos, disease]
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1] The pathological angle values play a role in the induction of discopathy as well.
Patient Pre-MRI Patient 1 Mild Modic 1 changes at L4 and L5 Small disk protrusion (improved from 2014) Moderate Modic 3 changes at L4 endplates Patient 2 Mild Modici at T12 and L1 Mild Modic 1 at L3 and L4 Moderate Modic 2 L5 & S1 Small disc protrusion L3/L4 and L4/L5 Patient 4 Moderate Modic 1 at L4 Minor Modic 1 at L5 Small protrusion L4/5 Minor Modic 1 L5-S1 Patient 5 Mild Modic 1 changes L5/S1 Small disk herniation L5/S1 Patient 7 Predominantly Modic 1 moderate volume L4 and L5 Minor Modic 2 at L4/5 Small disk herniation L4/5 Patient 8 Predominantly mild L5/S1 Modic 1 with Modic 2 Small disk protrusion L5/S1 Patient 10 L5-S1 discopathy Moderate Modic 1 changes mostly in inferior endplate of L5 Patient 11 Moderate to severe mixed Modic 1-2 at inferior endplate of L4.
In addition, Wang and Zhou [3] reported that facet tropism was significantly higher at L4-5 and L5-S1 levels in young adolescents with lumbar discopathy than the control group.
In order to prevent bias we searched for data analysing the interaction between serum HSP-70 levels and comorbidities in our study (hypertension, type 2 diabetes mellitus, hyperlipidaemia, hypothyroidism, lumbar/cervical discopathy, major depression, and rheumatoid arthritis) among the published studies to date, but we found no data confirming that they might affect serum HSP-70 levels.
As in this case, it includes dysplastic changes in the tendons and cartilaginous structures of the abdominal wall causing recurrent abdominal hernia, detrusor muscle of the bladder involved in night refluxes, the inner ear underlying Menier's disease of the left ear, a suspected dentine dysplasia associated with dental abscesses in the past medical history of the patient, (10,11) the vertebral discopathy and the ingrowing toe nails matrices.
From his personal history, we discovered an incipient bilateral coxarthrosis, lumbar discopathy and an observation of osteopoikilosis, diagnosis which was suspected after a MRI a month before presentation.
Computed tomography (CT) scan of the spine showed discopathy on L4-L5, L5-S1.
The assessment of therapeutic effectiveness of paravertebral blockades in patients with painful radicular syndromes in discopathy and in lumbar spine spondylosis.
Other factors which prevented participation fresh wounds, serious heart and/or vascular disease, wearing a pacemaker, recent hip or knee replacement, acute hernia, discopathy, spondylolysis, diabetes (type 1 or 2), epilepsy, tumors, and acute migraine.
Exclusion criteria of the study were hypothyroidism, pernicious anemia, discopathy, malignancy because they can also lead to neuropathy, and lower limb edema and congestive heart failure, because they can interfere with the assessment of neuropathy in examination and duration of diabetes less than 5 years in patients with type I because in this period neuropathy has still not developed.
Both patients and healthy participants were excluded if they had (self-report) any history of vestibular dysfunction or head injury in the previous 6 months [5], back pain, discopathy, radicular pain, prior surgery in the back or lower limbs [21], recent pregnancy for the female participants and history of neurological disorders [21].