Definitions for "Syringomyelia"
Progressive syndrome which involves the expansion of the central canal of the spinal cord and the corresponding damage to surrounding tissue.
An accumulation of spinal fluid inside the spinal cord due to trauma or blockage of CSF flow. Commonly referred to as Syrinx.
condition in which there is the development of an abnormal cyst-like structure in the middle of the spinal cord. It characteristically presents with dissociated sensory loss as the pain and temperature fibres forming the spinothalamic tract being preferentially affected. If this extends up into the brainstem it is termed syringobulbia X Y Z