Syringomyelia

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Re: Syringomyelia

Postby Thirupathi » Sun Apr 08, 2012 12:17 pm

Hi Karen,

I got the answer to my question about HEREDITARY issue ...

The second major form of syringomyelia occurs as a complication of trauma, meningitis, hemorrhage, a
tumor, or arachnoiditis. Here, the syrinx or cyst develops in a segment of the spinal cord damaged by one of
these conditions. The syrinx then starts to expand. This is sometimes referred to as noncommunicating
syringomyelia
. Symptoms may appear months or even years after the initial injury, starting with pain,
weakness, and sensory impairment originating at the site of trauma.

Source:

http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/syringomyelia/detail_syringomyelia.htm#180323228

Regards,
Thirupathi.
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Re: Syringomyelia

Postby syrinx48 » Sun Apr 08, 2012 1:44 pm

Hi thirupathi,

I am Annemarie from the Netherlands. I don't know if you are able to go on the internet and have acces on Pub Med. When you put in the search machine Syringomyelia due to tuberculosis, there are a lot of articles for you to read.

Annemarie
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