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What are my chances of getting post traumatic syringomyelia?

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Dr. Kelly Kiehm
Neurosurgery
2 doctors agree

In brief: Low

Studies quote 0.3 - 3% risk of developing posttraumatic syringomyelia.

In brief: Low

Studies quote 0.3 - 3% risk of developing posttraumatic syringomyelia.
Dr. Kelly Kiehm
Dr. Kelly Kiehm
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Dr. Larry Armstrong
Neurosurgery
2 doctors agree

In brief: Dificult

Post traumatic syringomyelia can happen after a sudden deceleration injury to the spine.
It is not frequent but is seen usually years after the accident as an incidental finding on an mri. Most have no symptoms.

In brief: Dificult

Post traumatic syringomyelia can happen after a sudden deceleration injury to the spine.
It is not frequent but is seen usually years after the accident as an incidental finding on an mri. Most have no symptoms.
Dr. Larry Armstrong
Dr. Larry Armstrong
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