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how serious is syrinx

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Eisenberg
32 years experience Neurosurgery
MRI: Its appearance on MRI and the neurologic exam are used to determine the significance of a spinal cord syrinx.
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Krishna Anand
49 years experience Pediatrics
Syrinx ay be cause: Syrinx in lumbar and thoracic spinal region can cause pain and stiffness of legs,.PHYsical therapy may help to for pain and stiffness . Talk to your ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Tube: In the center of the upper cervical spinal cord, think of syringomyelia, a troublesome illness.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Atif Haque
17 years experience Neurosurgery
variable: This ultimately depends on what's causing the syrinx. The most common cause of syrinx is post-traumatic, and these tend not to change. However, those ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Goodrich
38 years experience Neurosurgery
Syringomyelia: Syrinx or syringomyelia is not that uncommon and there are plenty of other children out there with this disorder. If you go to the web there is an org ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Goodrich
38 years experience Neurosurgery
Syringomyelia: I assume you are asking about syringomyelia which a situtation where spinal fluid has collected inside the spinal cord causing it to dilate. Neurosurg ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bikash Bose
44 years experience Neurosurgery
Syrinx: You need to see a neurosurgeon and get follow up with imaging studies.In some cases people can benefit from shunt surgery.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roger Frankel
28 years experience Neurosurgery
It has compartments: A syrinx is a cyst inside the spinal cord. Multiloculated means that the cyst has internal separations that divide it into multiple compartments.
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Fisher
33 years experience Neurology
Yes: It is large.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chukwuka Okafor
15 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Various symptoms: Frorm progressive neurological deficit, progressive weakness, dexterity issues, worsening of gait, worsening of numbness, tingling of arms, etc.... Go ... Read More
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