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What Is A Syrinx?

Around the spinal cord and brain, a watery substance called cerebrospinal fluid flows regularly to transport nutrients and remove waste. When this fluid abnormally collects and develops inside your spinal cord to form a cyst, it’s called a syrinx. With time, it may grow and damage the spinal cord and cause significant pain, pressure, weakness, stiffness, or numbness. In addition, headaches can also be a symptom.

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