What is idiopathic syringomyelia?

Updated: Nov 10, 2017
  • Author: Hassan Ahmad Hassan Al-Shatoury, MD, PhD, MHPE; Chief Editor: Selim R Benbadis, MD  more...
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Idiopathic syringomyelia has an unknown cause and cannot be classified under any of the previous categories. [2] Surgical decompression can help in some patients with remarkable neurologic deficit.


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