syringocele


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syringocele

 [sĭ-ring´go-sēl]
a cavity-containing herniation of the spinal cord through the bony defect in spina bifida.

sy·rin·go·cele

(sĭ-ring'gō-sēl),
1. Synonym(s): central canal
2. A meningomyelocele in which there is a cavity in the ectopic spinal cord.
[syringo- + G. koilia, a hollow]

sy·rin·go·cele

(si-ring'gō-sēl)
1. Synonym(s): neural canal.
2. A meningomyelocele in which there is a cavity in the ectopic spinal cord.
[syringo- + G. koilia, a hollow]
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Boon, "Cowper's syringocele: symptoms, classification and treatment of an unappreciated problem," The Journal of Urology, vol.
Fernandes, "Cowper's syringocele: an analysis of 15 consecutive cases," Archives of Disease in Childhood, vol.
Khan, "Current diagnosis and management of syringocele: a review," International Brazilian Journal of Urology, vol.
Kitamura et al., "A case report of Cowper's syringocele in an adult treated with transurethral unroofing," Hinyokika Kiyo, vol.
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Palmer, "Case report: Cowper's syringocele treated with Holmium:YAG laser," Journal of Endourology, vol.
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Caption: Figure 1: Representative (a) axial and (b) sagittal computed tomography images of the pelvis with contrast demonstrating Cowper's syringocele (arrows).
Caption: Figure 2: (a) Cystoscopy showing a cystic bulge in the bulbar urethra consistent with syringocele. (b) Retrograde urethrogram showing a filling defect in the bulbar urethra (arrow) consistent with syringocele.
Caption: Figure 3: (a) Urethroscopy following transurethral unroofing between the syringocele and the bulbar urethra.