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The symptoms of hydromyelia usually include weakness of the hands and arms, stiffness in legs and sensory loss in neck and arms. Severe pain in the neck may also be experienced in some cases.
Hydromyelia, is a rare neurological disorder where the person develops a fluid-filled cavity called syrinx in the spinal cord.Surgery may permanently or temporarily relieve symptoms, but it can also cause a number of severe complications.
Hydromyelia refers to an abnormal widening of the central canal of the spinal cord that creates a cavity in which cerebrospinal fluid (commonly known as spinal fluid) can accumulate.
Treatment of hydromyelia is surgery. Surgical treatment re-establishes the normal flow of spinal fluid.