[Late posttraumatic syringomyelic syndromes. Pathogenetic theories apropos of 3 cases].

Three patients with a post-traumatic spinal cord cavity are described: clinical signs are identical to those of syringomyelia, but pain is more frequent. Diagnosis is made easier by magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and a syringoperitoneal shunt is proposed for treatment. Nevertheless, if results are good, they seem worse than in idiopathic syringomyelia… CONTINUE READING