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what are imaging signs, symptoms of chiari malformations?

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Dr. Seth Zeidman
32 years experience Neurosurgery
Complex: The imaging part is straightforward - you see herniation of the cerebellar tonsils on an MRI scan. The symptoms can be more difficult to pinpoint - these include headaches, fatigue, muscle weakness in the head and face, difficulty swallowing, dizziness, nausea, impaired coordination, and, in severe cases, paralysis.
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