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SYRINGOMYELIA

This condition has multiple ways it can both manifest, present and possibly progress. There are a hallmark of symptoms based on the location and presentation snd no two individuals are alike.

Synonyms:
Syrinx

SYSTEMS AFECTED

Circulatory system
Circulatory system
Digestive system
Digestive system
Endocrine system
Endocrine system
Immune system
Immune system
Integumentary system
Integumentary system
Lymphatic system
Lymphatic system
Muscular system
Muscular system
Nervous system
Nervous system
Reproductive system
Reproductive system
Respiratory system
Respiratory system
Skeletal system
Skeletal system
Urinary system
Urinary system

Symptoms

  • Vary depending on location, size, and overall presentation as no two individuals are alike. However pain is characterized in this disease

Treatments

  • Surgery, decompression through surgery, shunt, pain medication/modalities
  • Specialist who treat it

    General Practice Genitourinary Medicine Neurology Neurosurgery Nursing Ophthalmology Palliative Medicine/ Care Pharmacology Physical medicine and rehabilitation Physiotherapy Pneumology/Pulmonology/ Respiratory Medicine Rheumatology Sports and exercise medicine
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    Hello Everyone! My name is Beth Nguyen RN, CEO of Worldwide Syringomyelia & Chiari Task Force.  I am 38 years old with a diagnosis of Syringomyelia, Intracranial Hypertension, POTS dysautonomia, Heart Failure, and Pulmonary Hypertension.&nb...
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    I developed a syrinx from t1 - t8. Loss of temperature feeling in left arm, shooting pains down left arm. Had a shunt placed, post surgery had sensory loss down left side and in my right leg. The shunt failed and the syrinx was growing fast again. We...
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    In 2007 I was diagnosed while pregnant with my son. I remember the dr calling and saying I had a rare condition called syringomyelia and I said syringo-what? I remember that phone call like it was yesterday. I was told I needed surgery ASAP but they ...
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    I was in a car accident on july 10th 1999 and was ejected through the windshield. It wasn't until 2006 that I became symptomatic and was disabled permanently in 2008. I have syrinx in thorasic and cervical and have had a drain placed in the cervical ...

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