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Arachnoiditis of spinal cord

Spinal arachnoiditis, also known as adhesive spinal arachnoiditis, is a chronic inflammatory process of the arachnoid. Under the action of some etiology, it gradually thickens the arachnoid, causes damage to the spinal cord and nerve roots, or forms a cyst to block the medullary cavity, or affects the blood circulation of the spinal cord, and finally leads to dysfunction. The age of onset ranged from 30 to 60 years old, with more males than females. The lesions were more common in the thoracolumbar segment.

Symptoms

Meningocele and myelomeningocele

Spinal cord schwannoma

Spinal cord injury

Spinal radiculopathy

Secondary adhesive arachnoiditis

California encephalitis

Spinal muscular atrophy

Stiff person syndrome

Spinal syphilis

Spinal vascular disease

Tuberculous myelitis

Sympathetic chain syndrome

Tuberous sclerosis

Progressive spinal muscular atrophy

Spasm

Abstinence syndrome

Progressive hemifacial atrophy

Alcoholic brain atrophy

Staphylococcus aureus meningitis

Alcoholic amblyopia

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