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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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Dr. Scott Falci
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Syringomyelia (Definition)

Syringomyelia is the development of a fluid-filled cavity or syrinx within the spinal cord, which may be related to blockage of the Cerebrospinal Fluid ...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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What are the causes of syringomyelia?

What are the causes of syringomyelia?

Chiari I: Chiari i malformation most common less often, klippel-feil, postinfectious, postinflammatory, spinal neoplasms, posttraumatic. ...Read more

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What are the types of hydrocephalus?

What are the types of hydrocephalus?

Acquired/congenital: Congenital Causes of Hydrocephalus Aqueductal stenosis Intraventricular hemorrhage Myelomeningocele (spina bifida) – Chiari II malformation Dandy-Walker Malformation Acquired causes of hydrocephalus Trauma Hemorrhage Tumor Infection Idiopathic Normal pressure hydrocephalus Pseudotumor cerebrii Multicompartmental (loculated) hydrocephalus Trapped fourth ventricle ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of spondylolysis?

What are the symptoms of spondylolysis?

None to pain: The symptoms can range from absolutely none to hamstring tightness, low back pain with or without some radiation to legs. There can be some tingling or parathesias and/or numbness into the legs as well . The hamstring tightness may restrict the lower back range of motion. ...Read more

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What are the stqages of cihrosis of the liver and what are the treatments?

What are the stqages of cihrosis of the liver and what are the treatments?

4 stages : There are four stages. Please go here to find out the details. Good luck! http://www.Cirrhosisoftheliver.Co/cirrhosis-of-the-liver-stages.Html. ...Read more

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What are some of the symptoms of spondylolysis and spondylolisthesis?

What are some of the symptoms of spondylolysis and spondylolisthesis?

Many: Both conditions give different set of symptoms if nervous tissue are involved. Pain in spine area, crackling sound on movement, painful movement with or without restriction. Weakness, numbness, tingling, spasm, bladder control. Etc. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of spondylolisthesis?

What are the symptoms of spondylolisthesis?

None to varied: There are several types of spondylolisthesis these can have no symptoms to varying types of back &/or leg pain with or without any numbness, tingling or weakness in the legs. 70% of the degenerative or acquired type & 90% of the congenital type are treated non operatively, the pain is usually worse with activity & better with rest. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of cerebellar degeneration?

What are the symptoms of cerebellar degeneration?

Ataxia: The cerebellum is responsible for balance and coordination of movement. Ataxia is the fancy word for massive loss of balance. Such a person behaves as though she is drunk with alcohol. Speech may bne slurred or incomprehensible. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of cerebellar degeneration?

What are the symptoms of cerebellar degeneration?

The easy ones first!: If you want to learn about cerebellar degeneration, I recommend the book "Cerebellar Degenerations: Clinical Neurobiology." 512 pp, price new $487.83 at Amazon, but used only $474.08. If that's more brain/pain than you bargained for, try the NINDS Cerebellar Degeneration page at http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/cerebellar_degeneration/cerebellar_degeneration.htm. ...Read more

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What are the different level of cerebral palsy?

What are the different level of cerebral palsy?

Not simple to answer: Cerebral palsy is not a disease but is a description of motor behavior that is outside the normal. Most CP is due to brain damage or brain malformations during fetal development or during the labor and delivery process. However, some cases result from trauma or infection or strokes that can occur after birth. It is a static condition that can improve and can be mild, moderate or severe. ...Read more

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What are treatments of an ependymoma of the spinal cord?

What are treatments of an ependymoma of the spinal cord?

Depends on exact: Location. Some could be intramedullary others extramedullary. Depends on how much mass effect it's exerting, and symptoms. See your neurosurgoen to better review your mris, rule out other issues with the rest of your neural axis. By checking MRI of your brain, cervical, thoracic, lumbar spine with and without contrast, and then deciding on treatment, surgery may be needed... ...Read more

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What are the types of mgus and what are the differences?

What are the types of mgus and what are the differences?

MGUS or: Monoclonal gammopathy of unkown significance can be classified by the name of the monoclonal protein, but this is not of much significance. Assuming you are asking about yourself, i would call in to question the diagnosis. This would be exceedingly rare in a 28 yo. Is it definitively known that the protein is monoclonal? ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of ms in the spinal cord?

What are the symptoms of ms in the spinal cord?

See below: Please consult this site for symptoms of MS. Note that, by definition, MS affects multiple sites in the nervous system. http://www.webmd.com/multiple-sclerosis/guide/multiple-sclerosis-symptoms#1 ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of spondylitis?

What are the  symptoms of spondylitis?

Pain and Stiffness: Although spondylitis simply means an inflammation of the spine, i believe that you are referring to ankylosing spondylitis. The usual symptoms begin with pain and stiffness of the lower back and the buttock areas. The symptoms are usually worse in the morning and during the night. There may an associated mild fever, loss of appetite , fatigue, uveitis, and mild to moderate anemia. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of spondylitis?

What are the symptoms of spondylitis?

Backache: Morning stiffness back pain with extension sometimes as spurs grow and inflammation increases nerve irritation from stenosis will cause leg forward curving with ankylosing. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of ms?

What are the symptoms of ms?

Symptoms of MS: MS symptoms may vary a lot. Numbness, weakness, or visual symptoms are common. People often have attacks lasting a day or longer. http://www.neurocuro.com/multiple-sclerosis/ ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of ms?

What are the symptoms of ms?

Neurological problem: Initially, ms patients may present with loss of vision in one eye, problems with leg weakness, or difficulties with balance and coordination. Fatigue and worsening of symptoms during hot weather is common. Many pts develop problems with memory and emotions. In the most common form, there are periodic flares or relapses, and without treatment, disability can become quite severe. ...Read more

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