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Gowers' syringal haemorrhage
  1. C. B. Sedzimir,
  2. J. R. Roberts,
  3. J. V. Occleshaw,
  4. P. H. Buxton
  1. Regional Department of Medical and Surgical Neurology, Walton Hospital, Liverpool


    The second case of Gowers' syringal haemorrhage, successfully treated by surgery, and the first such case in a child, is described. It is suggested that the very slow development of haematomyelia within an existing hydrosyringomyelia may originate from a torn intraspinal vein, deprived of its normal neural and glial support.

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