What are the musculoskeletal 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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Neurogenic arthropathies (Charcot joints) may affect the shoulder, elbow, or wrist. [8] Scoliosis is seen sometimes. [9, 10]

Acute painful enlargement of the shoulder is associated with destruction of the head of the humerus.


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