What are autonomic signs and symptoms of 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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Impaired bowel and bladder functions usually occur as a late manifestation.

Sexual dysfunction may develop in long-standing cases.

Horner syndrome may appear, reflecting damage to the sympathetic neurons in the intermediolateral cell column.


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