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Prognosis of Syringomyelia

Prognosis of Syringomyelia: Good. Usually good response to early treatment such as surgery. Advanced cases may leave permanent spinal injury. ...see also Overview of Syringomyelia

Prognosis for Syringomyelia: Symptoms usually begin between the ages of 25 and 40 and may worsen with straining or any activity that causes cerebrospinal fluid pressure to fluctuate. Some patients, however, may have long periods of stability. Surgery results in stabilization or modest improvement in symptoms for most patients. Delay in treatment may result in irreversible spinal cord injury. (Source: excerpt from NINDS Syringomyelia Information Page: NINDS) ...see also Overview of Syringomyelia


Complications of Syringomyelia may include:

Complications of Syringomyelia from the Diseases Database include:

Source: Diseases Database

See also complications of Syringomyelia.

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About prognosis:

The 'prognosis' of Syringomyelia usually refers to the likely outcome of Syringomyelia. The prognosis of Syringomyelia may include the duration of Syringomyelia, chances of complications of Syringomyelia, probable outcomes, prospects for recovery, recovery period for Syringomyelia, survival rates, death rates, and other outcome possibilities in the overall prognosis of Syringomyelia. Naturally, such forecast issues are by their nature unpredictable.


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