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What is a borderline chiari?
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Dr. William Goldie
Pediatrics - Neurology
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In brief: Incidental on MRI
Chiari type i is an incidental finding on an MRI that shows low lying tonsils of the cerebellum. A line can be drawn on the film and the measurement in millimeters of how low the tonsils lie.
If just a few mm, it is considered borderline. Most cases are just incidental and are not clinically relevant.

In brief: Incidental on MRI
Chiari type i is an incidental finding on an MRI that shows low lying tonsils of the cerebellum. A line can be drawn on the film and the measurement in millimeters of how low the tonsils lie.
If just a few mm, it is considered borderline. Most cases are just incidental and are not clinically relevant.
Dr. William Goldie
Dr. William Goldie
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Dr. K.C. Brewington
Neurosurgery
In brief: Something to watch
It means that the cerebellum tonsils are descending but have not gone far enough to meet the criteria for a chiari malformation.

In brief: Something to watch
It means that the cerebellum tonsils are descending but have not gone far enough to meet the criteria for a chiari malformation.
Dr. K.C. Brewington
Dr. K.C. Brewington
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