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Syringomelia

Syringomelia: Introduction

Syringomelia: A rare disorder characterized by the presence of cavities in the spinal cord which are filled with cerebrospinal fluid. The condition may occur for no apparent reason (primary) or may have a known causes (secondary) such as Chiari malformation, posttraumatic spinal canal compression, posttraumatic myelomalacia, intraspinal tumor or postinfective arachnoiditis. The severity of the condition is greatly variable with some people remaining generally asymptomatic whereas others suffer disability and require surgical intervention. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Syringomelia is available below.

Symptoms of Syringomelia

Treatments for Syringomelia

  • Close monitoring for neurological deterioration or surgery in progressive cases
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Syringomelia: Complications

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Causes of Syringomelia

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Syringomelia: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Syringomelia

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