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Dr. Daniel Miller
43 years experience Radiology
Low cerebellum.: The tip or bottom of the cerebellum, the posterior brain controlling coordination, may extend be too low, and lie behind the spper spinal cord where ... Read More
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Dr. Gerald Mandell
51 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Can be symptomatic: Chiari malformation type i is neurological disorder where cerebellum (or more specifically the cerebellar tonsils), descends out of the skull into the ... Read More
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Dr. William Goldie
47 years experience Pediatric Neurology
It is: Chiari described different types of developmental defects of the cerebellum. Type 2 is associated with spina bifida, type 3 and type 4 are severe def ... Read More
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Dr. Ramin AmirNovin
20 years experience Neurosurgery
A brain anamoly: A chiari 1 is a malformation where a small part of the brain (the cerebellar tonsils) descends into the spinal canal and compresses the spinal cord/br ... Read More
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Dr. Marianne DiNapoli
7 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Brain abnormality.: A type 2 chiari malformation is a brain abnormality a baby is born with, where the lower part of the brain bulges down through the hole in the base of ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Armstrong
26 years experience Neurosurgery
Surgery or nothing: These are treated with surgery on the base of the skull and sometimes the dura covering the brain and/or the upper cervical vertebrae. Each surgery i ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carl Decker
23 years experience Radiology
Small back of skull.: Chiari malformations develop due to a decreased size in the back of the skull. Because there is not enough space for the brain to develop, a part of t ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Result of ONTD.: Chiari ii malformation (cm-ii), also known as arnold-chiari malformation, is a fetal condition characterized by downward displacement of the cerebella ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ario Kiarash
26 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Check NIH: Check nih's "nationalinstitute of neurological disorders and stroke": http://www.Ninds.Nih.Gov/disorders/chiari/detail_chiari.Htm all the facts you ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Goldie
47 years experience Pediatric Neurology
No one knows: Chiari described malformations of the cerebellum. Arnold added the defects in the brain associated with spina bifida. This became known as chiari ty ... Read More
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