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What is best treatment for arachnoiditus?

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Dr. Larry Armstrong
Neurosurgery
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In brief: No surgery

Arachnoiditis is a inflammation and scarring of the nerve roots and surrounding tissue (arachnoid) inside the dura.
There are few treatments for this condition. Surgery creates more scarring. Pain management is the mainstay of therapy. Sometimes dorsal column stimuators can work quite effectively.

In brief: No surgery

Arachnoiditis is a inflammation and scarring of the nerve roots and surrounding tissue (arachnoid) inside the dura.
There are few treatments for this condition. Surgery creates more scarring. Pain management is the mainstay of therapy. Sometimes dorsal column stimuators can work quite effectively.
Dr. Larry Armstrong
Dr. Larry Armstrong
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In brief: None is the best tre

Steroids, symptomatic treatments have been tried.
The response varies from patient to patient also the cause of arachnoid iris may be a factor, eg epidural, chemotherapy, trauma, infection etc.

In brief: None is the best tre

Steroids, symptomatic treatments have been tried.
The response varies from patient to patient also the cause of arachnoid iris may be a factor, eg epidural, chemotherapy, trauma, infection etc.
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
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