RESULTS Chiari Mal­for­ma­tions (see also: Syringomyelia) (7)

CHIARI MAL­FOR­MA­TION: An abnor­mal­ity of the back of the brain. Also known as Arnold Chiari mal­for­ma­tion, this is an uncom­mon con­gen­i­tal anom­aly (occurence at birth) in which two parts of the brain, the brain­stem and the cre­bel­lum, are longer than nor­mal and pro­trude down into the spinal canal caus­ing tis­sue com­pres­sion and hin­der­ing nor­mal spinal fluid flow.

Source: Children’s Hos­pi­tal and Regional Med­ical Cen­ter of Seat­tle

Chiari Mal­for­ma­tions (see also: Syringomyelia) : The fol­low­ing are avail­able in the Resource Cen­tre or online.
Chiari Mal­for­ma­tion and Syringomyelia: A Hand­book for Patients and their Fam­i­lies
Ulrich Batz­dorf. 2008.
Chiari Mal­for­ma­tions : A Fact Sheet for Patients and Car­ers
Brain and Spine Foun­da­tion. 2015. UK.
Chiari I Mal­for­ma­tion
May­field Clinic. 2016. USA.
Chiari Mal­for­ma­tion
Amer­i­can Syringomyelia and Chiari Alliance Project. n.d. USA.
Chiari Mal­for­ma­tion
Mayo Clinic. 2018. USA.
Chiari Mal­for­ma­tion Fact Sheet
National Insti­tute of Neu­ro­log­i­cal Dis­or­ders and Stroke. 2017. USA.
Chiari Surgery
May­field Clinic. 2016. USA.

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