Syringomyelia (sear-IN-go-my-EEL-ya) is a disorder in which a cyst forms within the spinal cord. This cyst, called a syrinx, expands and elongates over time, destroying the center of the spinal cord. Since the spinal cord connects the brain to nerves in the extremities, this damage results in pain, weakness, and stiffness in the back, shoulders, arms, or legs. Other symptoms may include headaches and a loss of the ability to feel extremes of hot or cold, especially in the hands. Each patient exp...
Syringomyelia as related to Spinal Cord Diseases
- Spinal Cord Diseases: MedlinePlus
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- Syringomyelia - National Organization for Rare Disorders
General Discussion. Summary. Syringomyelia is a condition characterized by a fluid-filled cavity or cyst known as a syrinx that forms within the spinal cord.
- Syringomyelia - Mayo Clinic
Syringomyelia (sih-ring-go-my-E-lee-uh) is the development of a fluid-filled cyst (syrinx) within your spinal cord. Over time, the cyst may enlarge, damaging your ...
- Syringomyelia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Syringomyelia (/ s ᵻ ˌ r ɪ ŋ ɡ ə m aɪ ˈ iː l i ə, -ɡ oʊ-/) is a generic term referring to a disorder in which a cyst or cavity forms within the spinal cord.
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- Syringomyelia - Wrong Diagnosis
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