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I have been DX with idiopathic intracranial hypertension. But have SX of Chiari malformation too. Would the brain scans I've had show this? I

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In brief: Symptoms are similar

The symptoms of IIH and Chiari are extremely similar and overlapping.
Imaging studies usually nicely demonstrate Chiari malformations and their types. If you'd like to have a 1-1 consult to talk about this a bit more you may contact www.healthtap.com/drsaghafi and use KEY CODE: PDXFNR to make an appointment.

In brief: Symptoms are similar

The symptoms of IIH and Chiari are extremely similar and overlapping.
Imaging studies usually nicely demonstrate Chiari malformations and their types. If you'd like to have a 1-1 consult to talk about this a bit more you may contact www.healthtap.com/drsaghafi and use KEY CODE: PDXFNR to make an appointment.
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