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Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD)

Syringomyelia


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  • My daughter was diagnosed with Chiari 1 malformation during childhood. Several years ago she was diagnosed with acute scoliosis and a fusion of 2 cervical vertebrae. Could it be possible that the Chiari is causing the scoliosis, even if there is no tethered cord or syringomyelia? Should she be checked for Klippel Feil syndrome? Click here for answer

  • I have syringomyelia. My physician believes that it is congenital, not post-traumatic. What are the different types of syringomyelia and how are they diagnosed?  Click here for answer

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