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Christian Paulus
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Chief Medical Illustrator at Medical Media Images
Chief Medical Illustrator at Medical Media Images

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What is Discitis?
  A Spinal Disc is our natural "cushion" or "shock absorber" between the Vertebrae. Discitis is a bacterial infection of the Spinal Disc. Why do Discs get infected ? The spinal disc is a structure with very little blood supply. Most of the blood vessels are...
What is Discitis?
What is Discitis?
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What is Scheuermann's Disease?
This disease was first observed by the Danish physician, Holger Scheuermann. He was an Orthopaedic Surgeon and Radiologist in the early 1900’s. The disease is a childhood disorder of the development of the mid-back (thoracic spine). The vertebrae grow uneve...
What is Scheuermann's Disease?
What is Scheuermann's Disease?
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What is a Vertebral Compression Fracture?
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Vertebral Compression Fracture (VCF) is a collapse of a vertebra in the spine.
Typically, the main body of the vertebra collapses, rather than other, smaller parts of a
vertebra. Since the collapse of the vertebra is in the front portion of the
vertebra, ...
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ISIS makes fatal mistake by executing an American Journalist
The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, or "ISIS" made what will prove to be a fatal mistake by publicly executing James Foley, a U.S. journalist captured in Syria in 2012. ISIS's claim to have established a caliphate, or radical Islamic State, may have seemed...
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What is an Artificial Disc for the Neck?
Artificial Disc Replacements (ADRs) for the Neck ( Cervical Spine ) are small, high tech devices which are designed to function like a normal Spinal Disc between the Vertebrae. The job of a normal Disc is to act like a "cushion" or "shock-absorber" between ...
What is an Artificial Disc for the Neck?
What is an Artificial Disc for the Neck?
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What is a Heel Spur?
Heel Spurs are bone spurs which form on our heel bone called "calcaneus". What causes Heel Spurs? Many other structures in our foot and ankle attach to our heel bone (muscle tendons, ligaments, fascia). Heel spurs usually form at these attachment points due...
What is a Heel Spur?
What is a Heel Spur?
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The Ebola Virus: Is Ariport Surveillance Effective?
Since the start of the largest, most deadly Ebola Virus outbreak in West Africa, the disease has killed over 800 people. While the great majority of the victims are from Guinea, Sierra Leone, and Liberia, Ebola has also claimed lives in Nigeria and Saudi Ar...
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What does “Spina Bifida” mean ? The word “spina bifida” comes from the Latin words “spina” meaning spine, and “bifida” meaning split. As a whole it means a “split spine”. This means the spine did not completely form at birth. How does Spina Bifida develop ?...
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What is Cauda Equina Syndrome?
What is a “Cauda Equina”? The word “Cauda Equina” is from the Latin terms “Cauda” meaning “tail” and “Equine” meaning “horse”. This is due to the appearance of the spinal nerves below the spinal cord. When seen on an MRI, this bundle of Spinal Nerves has th...
What is Cauda Equina Syndrome?
What is Cauda Equina Syndrome?
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What is "Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy" (CSM)?
What is Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy? A Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy (CSM) is a disease which affects patients who have severe degenerative spine disease. Rather than just suffering from degenerative disc disease or facet joint disease, these patients...
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