Shoulder Enlargement as the Presenting Sign in Syringomyelia: Report of Two Cases and Review of the Literature

J. Chris Sackellares, Thomas Robert Swift

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Two adult patients had painful enlargement of the shoulder and complete destruction of the humeral head. Angiograms of the shoulder showed highly vascular lesions in both patients. Both patients had syringomyelia, for which the swollen shoulder was the first manifestation. (JAMA 236:2878-2879, 1976).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2878-2879
Number of pages2
JournalJAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association
Issue number25
Publication statusPublished - Dec 20 1976


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