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What can I do besides have surgery to fix syringomyelia?

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Dr. Roger Frankel
Neurosurgery
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In brief: Is it symptomatic?

If is is symptomatic surgery is the best option.
If not, observation is your best bet.

In brief: Is it symptomatic?

If is is symptomatic surgery is the best option.
If not, observation is your best bet.
Dr. Roger Frankel
Dr. Roger Frankel
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Dr. Karl Schultz
Neurosurgery

In brief: Surgery

If symptomatic, the only treatment for syringomyelia is surgery.
Many patients these days are diagnosed with syringomyelia on an MRI scan peformed for some other reason or a symptom unrelated to the syringomyelia (e.g. Is found incidentally). In these cases, no treatment is necessary and simple observation is all that is required.

In brief: Surgery

If symptomatic, the only treatment for syringomyelia is surgery.
Many patients these days are diagnosed with syringomyelia on an MRI scan peformed for some other reason or a symptom unrelated to the syringomyelia (e.g. Is found incidentally). In these cases, no treatment is necessary and simple observation is all that is required.
Dr. Karl Schultz
Dr. Karl Schultz
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