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What is Foix-Alajouanine syndrome?

What is Foix-Alajouanine syndrome?

  • Foix-Alajouanine syndrome: A rare type of spinal cord disease caused by malformations in blood vessels supplying the spinal cord. Insufficient blood flow to the spinal cord causes muscle problems.

Foix-Alajouanine syndrome: Introduction

Types of Foix-Alajouanine syndrome:

Broader types of Foix-Alajouanine syndrome:

How serious is Foix-Alajouanine syndrome?

Prognosis of Foix-Alajouanine syndrome: death usually occurs within a couple of years of onset

What causes Foix-Alajouanine syndrome?

Causes of Foix-Alajouanine syndrome: see causes of Foix-Alajouanine syndrome

What are the symptoms of Foix-Alajouanine syndrome?

Symptoms of Foix-Alajouanine syndrome: see symptoms of Foix-Alajouanine syndrome

Foix-Alajouanine syndrome: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Foix-Alajouanine syndrome.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Foix-Alajouanine syndrome.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Foix-Alajouanine syndrome: Neurologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Foix-Alajouanine syndrome.
Treatments for Foix-Alajouanine syndrome: see treatments for Foix-Alajouanine syndrome
Research for Foix-Alajouanine syndrome: see research for Foix-Alajouanine syndrome

Name and Aliases of Foix-Alajouanine syndrome

Main name of condition: Foix-Alajouanine syndrome

Other names or spellings for Foix-Alajouanine syndrome:

Angiodysgenetic necrotizing myelopathy, Angiohypertrophic myelomalacia, subacute, angidysgenesis spinalis, angiodysgenetic myelomalacia, angiohypertrophic central myelitis, cavernous angioma of the spinal cord, myelitis necroticans, myelopathia necroticans, subacute necrotizing myelitis


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