syrinxes


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syrinxes

pathological, fluid-filled, longitudinal spinal cord cavities/dilatations
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It is thought that absorption of haematomas, ischemia and oedema secondary to the force during trauma are involved in the pathogenesis of post-traumatic syrinxes.
Another method surgeons use when treating syrinxes caused by trauma is to expand the space around the spinal cord to relieve the destructive pressure.
Yet, even with shunting, some syrinxes continue to progress or resume progression later.