The Filum Disease

HUMANKIND’S MOST COMMON AND UNKNOWN DISEASE

 
The Filum Disease affects the whole nervous system of a human being.

Research conducted by Dr. M. B. Royo Salvador has linked diseases like the Arnold-Chiari I Syndrome, Idiopathic Syringomyelia and Scoliosis under a single concept: the Filum Disease. These conditons share the same cause: an abnormal traction exerted by the filum terminale.

The nervous system controls all the mechanisms of our body just as our spine is a support for our body. The Filum Disease affects the spine and nervous system causing pain throughout the body, changes in sensitivity to temperature and touch, lack of strength in the extremities, tiredness, dizziness, instability, even alterations of memory and concentration. It has a very wide range of symptoms and signs and its consequences may be irreversible.

The design of a new surgical technique, minimally invasive in nature, allows eliminating the cause of the disease by sectioning the filum terminale. the mortality and morbidity rates of conventional treatments are thus it eliminated. According to our research, the incidence rate of this condition is more than 20% of the world population and the lack of information about it hinders a correct and immediate diagnosis.
 

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Arnold-Chiari I SYNDROME

CONGENITAL DESCENT OF THE CEREBELLAR TONSILS (DCT)


 

DEFINITION

The Arnold-Chiari I Syndrome (ACHS.I) is the herniation of the cerebellar tonsils through the foramen magnum into the spinal canal without any other malformation of the nervous system.

SYMPTOMS

The most frequent symptoms in our experience are: headache, dizziness, nauseas, vomiting, cervical pain, dysphagia, insomnia, concentration and memory alterations.

CAUSE

According to the research by Dr. M. B. Royo Salvador, the Arnold-Chiari I Syndrome is the result of an abnormal traction of the spinal cord, due to an anomalous filum terminale which is not detectable on the complementary examinations (Filum Disease) . See more information.

 

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IDIOPATHIC SYRINGOMYELIA

CONGENITAL INTRAMEDULLARY CYSTS


DEFINITION

is characterized by the appearance of one or more fluid-filled cystic cavities in the spinal cord.

SYMPTOMS

The most frequent symptoms are thermal and tactile sensitivity alterations, paresthesias, gait alterations, instability and pain in the extremities.

CAUSE

According to Dr. M. B. Royo Salvador’s research, idiopathic syringomyelia is a consequence of intramedullary tissue necrosis, induced by ischemia caused by the cord traction exerted by a tense filum terminale. It is not detectable in the complementary examinations. The syringomyelia cavity is filled with interstitial fluid or serum. In the evolution of the syringomyelia cavity it can fistulise into the perimedullary space or into the ependymal canal and exchange the intracavitary serum with cerebrospinal fluid. See more information.
 

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IDIOPATHIC SCOLIOSIS

Three-dimensional deviation of the spine


 

DEFINITION

Idiopathic Scoliosis (I.SCO) (I.SCO) is a lateral deviation of the spine. It is usually observed in the age of growth.

Symptoms

Lumbar pain, upper back pain, cervical pain, headaches, gait disturbances, back blockages and paresthesias.

CAUSE

According to Dr. M. B. Royo Salvador’s research, idiopathic scoliosis is the result of a mechanism of avoidance or compensation to the action of the cord traction produced by a tight filum terminale, which is undetectable on the complementary test results. It shares the same cause with other idiopathic deviations of the vertebral column, such as hyperkyphosis, hyperlordosis, straightening of the spinal curvature, spinal rotation and inversion of spinal curvatures with the same biomechanical significance.
 





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