I am attaching an image of my 3-year old daughter's MRI. She was diagnosed with Chiari Malformation, but only one dr. remarked about the possibility of a syrinx in her spine. That dr. is in NY, we live in Ca. I'm trying to determine if she has a syrinx in her cervical/thoracic spine. If you can look at this image and tell me if you see anything, I would so appreciate it.
Her symptoms are: headaches that wake her up at night, they are worse in the morning. Eye pain, trouble eating, trouble speaking, gagging/choking, strange sensations in arms, trouble potty training, nausea, toe walking. These are intermittant, the headaches and eye pain being the worst and most persistant.
Hi, Im sorry to hear about your daughter. I looked at the mri and cant realy tell if she has a syrinx. the head and eye pain is typical of arnold chiar. The gagging, choking, and strange sensations in her arms could very possibly be a syrinx. If you havent already found it there is a great online support group for acm they have been very helpfull to me and They can refer you to a specialist near you.
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