"Syringomyelia" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Longitudinal cavities in the spinal cord, most often in the cervical region, which may extend for multiple spinal levels. The cavities are lined by dense, gliogenous tissue and may be associated with SPINAL CORD NEOPLASMS; spinal cord traumatic injuries; and vascular malformations. Syringomyelia is marked clinically by pain and PARESTHESIA, muscular atrophy of the hands, and analgesia with thermoanesthesia of the hands and arms, but with the tactile sense preserved (sensory dissociation). Lower extremity spasticity and incontinence may also develop. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1269)
- Morvan Disease
- Morvan Diseases
- Morvan's Disease
- Morvan's Diseases
- Morvans Disease
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Syringomyelia" by people in Profiles.
Peruzzotti-Jametti L, Ferrari S, Politi LS, Snider S, Mammi S, Comi G, Comola M. Giant anterior arachnoid cyst associated with syringomyelia: implications for treatment and follow-up. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2010 Apr 15; 35(8):E322-4.
Vinas FC, Pilitsis J, Wilner H. Spontaneous resolution of a syrinx. J Clin Neurosci. 2001 Mar; 8(2):170-2.