Jonathan Aarons M.D.

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Monthly Archives: April 2014

Acromioclavicular Joint Pain

    The acromioclavicular joint is usually injured from trauma, such as motor vehicle or sports injuries.  It can also be injured with repetitive microtrauma.  The acromioclavicular joint is located at the  top of the shoulder where the acromion joins the clavicle.  Fractures of the acromion or clavicle can cause acromioclavicular joint pain.  However, acromioclavicular […]

Pseudotumor Cerebri

  Pseudotumor Cerebri is an uncommon and frequently overlooked cause of headaches.  The condition occurs mainly in young females.  It is associated with obesity and birth control pills.  Other predisposing factors include tetracycline, vitamin A, corticosteroids, blood abnormalities, endocrine problems and respiratory disease.  Even though the name “pseudotumor” implies a tumor, that is not the case. […]

Meralgia Paresthetica

Meralgia Paresthetica is a condition that causes numbness and tingling on the outer thigh.  The cause of Meralgia Paresthetica is compression of the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve, which governs sensation to that area.  There may also be a burning sensation in the area or a sensitivity to touch.  The cause of Meralgia Paresthetica is anything […]