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Reversible urinary retention as the main symptom in the first manifestation of a syringomyelia.
  1. G Amoiridis,
  2. S Meves,
  3. L Schöls,
  4. H Przuntek
  1. Neurologische Klinik der Ruhr-Universität, St Josef-Hospital Bochum, Germany.


    A neurogenic bladder is seldom described as the first manifestation of syringomyelia. A patient is reported with an extensive syrinx along the entire spinal cord and a Chiari type I malformation, who experienced dysaesthesia and weakness during shooting practice and presented with urinary retention.

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