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Kommunizierende Syringomyelie und Syringobulbie nach Operation eines spinalen epiduralen Tuberkuloms

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Hornig, C
Rominger, M
Roosen, K
Dorndorf, W
Published in Nervenarzt. 1992, vol. 63, no. 6, p. 378-81
Abstract In a 46 year old patient a syringomyelia and syringobulbia were diagnosed clinically 18 years after a transverse lesion of the cord and removal of an epidural spinal tuberculoma. Post-myelographic CT and NMR scans showed a communicating syringomyelia and syringobulbia. A flavectomy was performed and a syringopleural shunt implanted. The operation was successful by neuroradiological criteria. Clinically there was a worsening of the spastic gait during one-year follow up. Neuroradiological findings and etiology of the syrinx are discussed, and a causal relationship to the tuberculoma is proposed.
Keywords Brain Stem/pathology/surgeryEpidural SpaceHumansLaminectomyMagnetic Resonance ImagingMaleMiddle AgedPostoperative Complications/diagnosis/surgeryReoperationSpinal Cord Compression/diagnosis/surgerySyringomyelia/diagnosis/surgeryThoracic Vertebrae/pathology/surgeryTomography, X-Ray ComputedTuberculoma/diagnosis/surgeryTuberculosis, Spinal/diagnosis/surgery
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PMID: 1635622
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KRACK, Paul et al. Kommunizierende Syringomyelie und Syringobulbie nach Operation eines spinalen epiduralen Tuberkuloms. In: Der Nervenarzt, 1992, vol. 63, n° 6, p. 378-81. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:94631

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