What is Myelomalacia?

Myelomalacia is a general term for spinal cord damage involving hemorrhaging and subsequent softening of normal tissues.

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I have dignosed with suggestive of myelomalacia at cord c6-c7 level .. my questions are 1. What is myelomalacia? 2. What are the causes for...

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Softening of the spinal cord

Detailed Answer:

Thanks for your query.

Myelomalacia means softening of the spinal cord.


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JMri shows t3 and t4 spinal stenosis with myemolacia...injury happened 3 weeks ago and symptoms were pretty bad at first..weakness in both legs...

doctor1 MD

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need MRI films photos to help you

Detailed Answer:
Hi Lach XXXXXXX thanks for asking from HCM.

I can understand your concern. As You...

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QUESTION 1- Need layman's terms as what's happening
QUESTION 2- Can you put in order of "Most Important" to least or "Severity" or Most Crucial...

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Visit to a neurosurgeon for examination and surgical advice

Detailed Answer:
I have gone through your question and understand...

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