Paroxysmal Neuropathic Pain in an Adolescent Female With Syringomyelia: A Review of Literature

Pediatric Emergency Care, 05/17/2012

Patients with syringomyelia may present with a variety of pain symptoms. It is the site and extension of the syrinx, which determines the character of pain. The authors report an adolescent with Chiari malformation type 1 with syringomyelia who presented with neuropathic pain, dysesthesia, and absent triceps (C7) reflex.

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