Spontaneous decompression of syringomyelia: Magnetic resonance imaging findings. Case report

C. R. Jack, E. Kokmen, B. M. Onofrio

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The case of a 30-year-old woman with Chiari I malformation and a cervicothoracic syrinx is presented. The patient was followed clinically over a 2 1/2 -year period. Spontaneous and complete resolution of the syrinx, as documented by serial magnetic resonance studies, was accompanied by only a minimal change in objective symptomatology.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)283-286
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of neurosurgery
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jan 1 1991



  • Chiari I malformation
  • magnetic resonance imaging
  • syringomyelia

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Clinical Neurology

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