Syringomyelia extending to the basal ganglia. Case report.


A 10-year-old girl was admitted to the hospital with complaints of progressive right hemiparesis and sensory disturbance. Magnetic resonance imaging revealed a Chiari Type I malformation and syringomyelia from T-10 to C-1. The syrinx extended from the medulla to the right putamen along the pyramidal tract. 


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