What is Syringobulbia?

Syringobulbia is a medical condition when syrinxes, or fluid filled cavities, affect the brainstem.It affects the brainstem and in turn affect the proper functioning of the body.This defect normally results from congenital abnormality, trauma or tumor growth.

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I have been diagnosed with bulbar palsy. However I wonder if myasthenia gravis could still be a possibility. 2Hz repetitive stimulation was done...

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There is no requirement of Tensilon test.

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1. Firstly, Bulbar Palsy is not the...

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I had a brain and spinal cord MRI w/o contrast yesterday. The wet read on the brain portion was negative. The cervical film indicated a syrinx with...

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Thanks for posting this query.

A syrinx is a fluid-filled cavity within the spinal cord (syringomyelia) or brain stem (syringobulbia).


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