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can you tell me about chiari 1 malformation?

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Dr. James Goodrich
38 years experience Neurosurgery
Chiari malformation: A Chiari 1 malformation is an anatomical anomaly where a structure at the base of your brain called the cerebellar tonsils descend or herniated through the hole at the base of the skull called the foramen magnum
Answered on Jun 22, 2014

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