Posttraumatic Syringomyelia Differential Diagnoses

Updated: Sep 02, 2019
  • Author: Lance L Goetz, MD; Chief Editor: Stephen Kishner, MD, MHA  more...
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DDx

Diagnostic Considerations

These include the following:

  • Cervical, thoracic, or lumbar radiculopathy

  • Spinal cord tumor

  • Spinal cord infarct

  • Epidural abscess or hematoma

  • Tethered cord syndrome

  • Progressive noncystic myelopathy

  • Spinal instability

Differential Diagnoses