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How do doctors decide how serious a syrinx is?

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Dr. Mark Eisenberg
Neurosurgery
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In brief: MRI

Its appearance on MRI and the neurologic exam are used to determine the significance of a spinal cord syrinx.

In brief: MRI

Its appearance on MRI and the neurologic exam are used to determine the significance of a spinal cord syrinx.
Dr. Mark Eisenberg
Dr. Mark Eisenberg
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Dr. Tung Nguyen
Neurosurgery

In brief: Exam, MRI

Your neurosurgeon can decide, based on your neurological history and exam, and MRI scan, whether the syrinx is clinically relevant, needs follow up or surgical treatment.

In brief: Exam, MRI

Your neurosurgeon can decide, based on your neurological history and exam, and MRI scan, whether the syrinx is clinically relevant, needs follow up or surgical treatment.
Dr. Tung Nguyen
Dr. Tung Nguyen
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