Syringomyelia is a condition characterized by a fluid-filled cavity or cyst called a syrinx that forms inside the medulla spinalis. It is a chronic condition and a syrinx will expand over time pressing or destroying the encircling nervous tissue. A wide type of symptoms will probably be related to syringomyelia relying upon the scale and precise location of the syrinx. The injury might lead to loss of pain, paralysis, weakness, and stiffness within the back, shoulders, and extremities.
- Congenital cause
- Acquired cause