Open Access Case Report Article ID: APRC-3-130

    Syringomyelia Presenting As Obstructive Sleep Aponea

    Terence E McManus*, Carole A Cooke, John Wilson and Ken F Whyte

    The authors describe a case of syringomyelia associated with Chiari malformation Type I in a patient who was referred to a respiratory service with features of obstructive sleep apnoea. The patient exhibited clinical features of scoliosis, hoarseness, sensory and motor neurological deficit and vertical upbeat jerk nystagmus. The authors review the various factors in the pathogenesis of this unusual constellation of symptoms, signs and radiological findings

    Keywords: Syringomyelia; Nystagmus; Vocal cord palsy; Sleep aponea; Hiccups

    Published on: Oct 24, 2017 Pages: 74-77

    Full Text PDF Full Text HTML DOI: 10.17352/aprc.000030
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