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Mri Chiari Malformation
Then leave it alone: Various cerebellar malformations fron i to IV or v depending extent , to severe symptoms in type i just cerebellar tonsils herniate to spinal canal as shown ( most likely you have this ) most of the time asymptomatic other have symptoms need complex corrective procedures, . ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Mri or magnetic resonance imaging is one of the more recently developed imaging modalities available to physicians. It uses powerful magnets to generate images. There is no ionizing radiation which is a major advantage over many other modalities. Mri is the best imaging exam that we have for most soft tissue and joint related problems. There are radiologists ...Read more
Went to ent for tinnitus and found out through mri I have chiari malformation. Dr didn't seem concerned but is it serious?
My son of 13 yrs had bad throat infection. Now he's been tasting blood in throat. Main symptom bad ear pain for months. Terrible pressure in ears when bends down. ENT not found any prob with ears few months ago. MRI shows possible chiari malformation, no
Suspecting chiari malformation. Mri on wed. Have been having tension/neckaches and now nausea but I am 6wk pregnant. Safe to wait til wed for mri?
Basically,: Chiairi malformations are characterized by herniation of the cerebellar tonsils through the foramen magnum into the cervical spinal canal. Depending on the type of malformation there may be other associated findings. The graphic shows the changes at the level of the skull base. ...Read more
Chiari Malformation: Chiari malformation shows up on a MRI as an extension of the cerebellar tonsils (the lower part of the cerebellum) into the foramen magnum, with or without involving the brain stem. Normally, only the spinal cord passes through this opening. For more info please refer to chiari and syringomyelia foundation 29 crest loop staten island, ny 10312 info@csfinfo.Org http://www.Csfinfo.Org. ...Read more
Recently found through MRI that I have a chiari malformation just wondering if this condition always gets progressively worse or if I can live with it?
Usually stable: Chiari malformation can be minimal and asymptomatic throughout life, incidentally found on an MRI done for another reason, or it can be significant and require surgery. It usually remains stable in each individual. A well founded discussion can be found here: http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/chiari/detail_chiari.htm#281473087 ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have an chiari malformation type 1. What symptoms would I have if I am not circulating enough csf? I have a MRI in two weeks to see.
Shoulder area numb: The lack of CSF flow around the chiari area is thought to raise the risk for a fluid collection inside the cervical spine called a syrinx. This can cause arm/hand symptoms with some numbness in a shawl pattern across the shoulder area. An MRI through your cervical spine should show this fluid collection if it is there. It can be followed after the chiari is decompressed usually resolving by itself. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have chiari malformation and we found this on an mri. Another mri for the spine and no fluid was blocked. My symptom get worse. Do I need surgery?
Neurosurgery always : sounds scary. In truth, current minimally invasive techniques have remarkably low risk in the hands of pediatric and adult neurosurgeons. And that's who you need to ask, because the decision is not based on the size, or length, of the Chiari malformation, it's based on symptoms that interfere with a person's daily functioning. Review your MRI's with the neurosurgeon at your first consult. ...Read more
I want to speak to a dr regarding crainocervical instability and chiari malformation. I have a 2014 and 2016 mri. I live in the UK.
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