TITLE

syringomyelia

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p2133
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "syringomyelia" is presented. It refers to a disease of the spinal cord. This is characterized by the development of a cyst or cavities with the cord, which usually begins at the site of a congenital malformation of the cerebellum. Sometimes it may result from spinal cord trauma, tumors, or after spinal cord infection.
ACCESSION #
21247762

 

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