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Syrinx associated with intramedullary metastasis.
  1. O Foster,
  2. H A Crockard,
  3. M P Powell
  1. Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Middlesex Hospital, London, UK.


    Two cases are reported of syrinx associated with an intramedullary metastasis. The first presented with hyperaesthesia in the right arm and bilateral pyramidal leg weakness, the second with a partial right sided Brown Sequard syndrome with a sensory level at D6. A possible pathological mechanism for the development of such syrinxes is discussed.

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