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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Hydromyelia

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Could hydromyelia be treated by a reumatologist?

Could hydromyelia be treated by a reumatologist?

No rheumatologist: Hydromyelia (HM) condition characterized by widening of central canal of the spinal cord. Fluid can accumulate in this space, creating increased pressure on spinal cord. Surgery may temporarily or permanently relieve symptoms, but not without complications. In some cases may resolve on its own. Best treated by neurologist and/or neurosurgeion. ...Read more

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What are the meanings of hydromyelia and syringomyelia?

What are the meanings of hydromyelia and syringomyelia?

Spinal cord fluid: Hydromelia means an abnormal collection of fluid within the spinal cord & connected to 4th ventricle within the brain and usually associated with hydrocephalus (xs fluid within the brain). Syringomyelia is also a collection of fluid, like an elongated cyst, in the center of the spinal cord itself, but does not communicate with any other fluid filled spaces, & can also lead to loss of nerve functio. ...Read more

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Is hydromyelia present without having chiari?

It can be: Hydromyelia and/or syringomyelia can develop for many reasons, including trauma, tumors, developmental abnormalities and sometimes with no clear cause. Chiari malformations are commonly associated with these conditions, but not exclusively. ...Read more

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Do you know about a spinal fusion or hydromyelia?

Do you know about a spinal fusion or hydromyelia?

2 different things: Spinal fusion is fusion of two or more vertebrae by bone graft or metallic rods and screws. Fusion stops movement of unstable bones or can reduce curvature in scoliosis and prevent progression. Hydromyelia is abnormal widening of the central canal of the spinal cord that creates a cavity in which cerebrospinal fluid accumulates.As spinal fluid builds up pressure on the spinal cord and nerve cells ...Read more

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Can you tell me about a spinal fusion or hydromyelia?

Can you tell me about a spinal fusion or hydromyelia?

2 different things: Spinal fusion is fusion of two or more vertebrae by bone graft or metallic rods and screws. Fusion stops movement of unstable bones or can reduce curvature in scoliosis and prevent progression. Hydromyelia is abnormal widening of the central canal of the spinal cord that creates a cavity in which cerebrospinal fluid accumulates.As spinal fluid builds up pressure on the spinal cord and nerve cells ...Read more

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Is there a relation between spinal fusion or hydromyelia?

Is there a relation between spinal fusion or hydromyelia?

2 different things: Spinal fusion is fusion of two or more vertebrae by bone graft or metallic rods and screws. Fusion stops movement of unstable bones or can reduce curvature in scoliosis and prevent progression.Hydromyelia abnormal widening of central canal of the spinal cord that creates cavity in which cerebrospinal fluid accumulates.As spinal fluid builds up pressure on the spinal cord and nerve cells,symptoms ...Read more

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What are some of the symptoms of hydromyelia and syringomyelia?

What are some of the symptoms of hydromyelia and syringomyelia?

Many: Walking changes, unsteady gait, writing changes , difficulty with small object manipulation like buttoning buttons, zipping zippers, tying your shoes. ...Read more

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Is a prominent central canal from t-4 to t-12 the same as hydromyelia? Have a syrinx at c-6 to t-1 level.

Is a prominent central canal from t-4 to t-12 the same as hydromyelia? Have a syrinx at c-6 to t-1 level.

See your doctor: Sounds like your trying to make sense of a an MRI or ct report. You obviously have some considerable health issues, and you doctors need to be explaining all of this in detail. ...Read more

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Can hydromyelia be treated by a rheumatologist? Can any docs explain?

Can hydromyelia be treated by a rheumatologist? Can any docs explain?

No rheumatologist: Hydromyelia (HM) condition characterized by widening of central canal of the spinal cord. Fluid can accumulate in this space, creating increased pressure on spinal cord. Surgery may temporarily or permanently relieve symptoms, but not without complications. In some cases may resolve on its own. Best treated by neurologist and/or neurosurgeion. ...Read more

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What cause bp?

What cause bp?

BP definition.: The blood pressure is the resistance to blood flow through the body. The higher number is the resistance when the heart pumps, and the lower number is the resistance when the heart relaxes and fills. High BP can lead to problems with the heart, kidneys, eyes, blood vessels and brain. 95% of the time, there's no one specific cause perhaps other than genetics. ...Read more

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