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MR imaging of syringobulbia with giant syrinx

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Syringobulbia with a large syrinx was revealed by MR imaging. The syrinx extended from the medulla to vertebral level T10. We suspect that this giant syrinx may be produced by a congenital meningioma at C7, generating pulsatile flow in the original syrinx and causing a giant syrinx.

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Abe, K., Sawada, H., Fujiwara, M. et al. MR imaging of syringobulbia with giant syrinx. Neuroradiology 30, 442–443 (1988). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00404111

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  • Syringobulbia
  • MR image
  • Meningioma