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Syringomyelia and Chiari Malformation Injuries

Syringomyelia and Chiari malformations are relatively rare, closely related, neurological conditions that may be congenital but also may be caused or severely aggravated by trauma in an accident such as head or neck injury an automobile collision. MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) and CT (computer tomography) scans are essential to the diagnosis of both.
Physicians accustomed to … Continue Reading

Syringomyelia – a less common form of spinal cord injury

Year in and year out, most lawyers handling back injury cases see a lot of herniated discs and fractured vertebra.  A less common and for many lawyers poorly understood back injury is syringomyelia.
Syringomyelia is a condition in which a cyst or cavity forms within the spinal cord. While it may be congenital or caused by … Continue Reading