Syringomyelia secondary to tonsillar herniation caused by posterior fossa tumors.

@article{Tachibana1995SyringomyeliaST,
  title={Syringomyelia secondary to tonsillar herniation caused by posterior fossa tumors.},
  author={Shigekuni Tachibana and Kuniaki Harada and Takumi Abe and Hiroyoshi Yamada and Akira Yokota},
  journal={Surgical neurology},
  year={1995},
  volume={43 5},
  pages={470-5; discussion 475-7}
}
BACKGROUND A number of patients diagnosed as having syringomyelia secondary to tonsillar herniation caused by posterior fossa tumors has recently been described, although the backgrounds of the affected patients were not studied. In order to determine the possible causative contribution of the tonsillar herniation, the present cooperative study was carried out. METHODS A retrospective study was performed by five cooperating institutes. Magnetic resonance images (MRIs) of patients with… CONTINUE READING
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