Diseases of the nervous system (neurology)

Causalgia: what is this disease?

The list of definitions can be continued, but here is a special medical term - causalgia - which means severe prolonged pains of a burning character.

Lissencephaly of the brain

Among organic cerebral pathologies, such a congenital anomaly in the development of the brain as lissencephaly stands out, the essence of which lies in the almost smooth surface of the cortex of its hemispheres - with an insufficient number of convolutions and grooves.

Hypotension syndrome in children and adults

A decrease in skeletal muscle tone (residual tension and muscle resistance to passive stretching) with a deterioration in its contractile function is defined as muscle hypotonia.

Spinal shock in humans

In neurology, spinal or spinal shock is defined as a clinical syndrome arising from an initial neurological response to traumatic spinal cord injury - with a reversible loss or reduction of all of its functions below the level of the injury.

Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease

Peroneal muscle atrophy, syndrome or Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease is a whole group of chronic hereditary diseases with damage to peripheral nerves.

Syringomyelia treatment: medications, massage, surgery

Surgical treatment is considered the main way to get rid of syringomyelia. Drug therapy can only alleviate the symptoms of the disease.

Syringomyelia prognosis

To improve the prognosis, patients with diagnosed syringomyelia, regardless of the root cause of the pathology, need to take care of themselves and avoid a possible increase in intra-abdominal and intracranial pressure.


If the doctor diagnoses "ventriculitis", then this means that a complication has developed that threatens not only the health, but also the patient's life. Pathology is an inflammatory reaction that affects the walls of the cerebral ventricles: this is a serious intracranial infectious disease

Signs of syringomyelia

With syringomyelia, bright neuro-trophic disorders are found, such as coarsening of the skin, cyanosis, long-term healing wounds, bone and articular deformity, and bone fragility.

Syringomyelia of the cervical and thoracic spine

Syringomyelia is caused by damage to glial tissue, or is the result of malformations of the craniovertebral junction. The disease belongs to a number of incurable pathologies, it is diagnosed using magnetic resonance imaging.


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