Which focal spinal lesions cause focal muscular atrophy (FMA)?

Updated: Feb 20, 2018
  • Author: Sridharan Ramaratnam, MD, MBBS; Chief Editor: Helmi L Lutsep, MD  more...
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Focal spinal lesions

  • Intramedullary tumors

  • Vascular lesions of spinal cord

  • Trauma that causes a syrinx or hematomyelia

  • Postinfectious radiculoneuropathies


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