Chronic inflammation of the arachnoid membrane surrounding the spinal cord, resulting in severe pain and disability. Causes include infection, injury, surgery, and injection of irritant substances.
Support site for this inflammatory condition, written by a sufferer. Includes tips for coping with symptoms.
Introductory summary of the definition, symptoms, causes, and treatments.
Arachnoiditis Foundation, Inc.
Includes summary of latest research on symptoms, causes, and treatments. Source for the book "Arachnoiditis: The Silent Epidemic".
Arachnoiditis Support Community Board
Help and support from and for those with Arachnoiditis and chronic back pain.
Burton Report Adhesive Arachnoiditis
Papers written for the public by a surgeon.
Chronic adhesive arachnoiditis -- Aldrete et al. 93 (2): 301 -- British Journal of Anaesthesia
Discussion and disagreement with the article "Obstetric epidurals and chronic adhesive arachnoiditis".
Blog by an arachnoiditis patient.
Life with Arachnoiditis
Information and support for arachnoiditis, epidural fibrosis, failed back surgery syndrome, and adhesive arachnoiditis.
Lumbo-sacral adhesive arachnoiditis: a review.
Article from Journal of Royal Society of Medicine.
Obstetric epidurals and chronic adhesive arachnoiditis -- Rice et al. 92 (1): 109 -- British Journal of Anaesthesia
Paper concluding that obstetric epidurals pose a low risk of causing chronic adhesive arachnoiditis.
Obstetric epidurals and chronic adhesive arachnoiditis -- Talbot et al. 92 (6): 902 -- British Journal of Anaesthesia
Letters to the editor discussing the article "Obstetric epidurals and chronic adhesive arachnoiditis".
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