Arnold-Chiari deformity

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Noun1.Arnold-Chiari deformity - deformity in which part of the brain protrudes through the skullArnold-Chiari deformity - deformity in which part of the brain protrudes through the skull
deformity, malformation, misshapenness - an affliction in which some part of the body is misshapen or malformed
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First described by German physician Hans Chiari in the 1890s, Chiari malformation ranges from nearly symptomless cases to severe ones that can include continuous headaches, neck and shoulder pain, dizziness, nausea, slurred speech, weakness in the limbs, sleep apnea, even paralysis.
Hans Chiari described a series of cerebral anatomic anomalies in 1891 (Strayer, 2001).
Chiari network is a congenital remnant of the right valve of the sinus venosus and first described by Hans Chiari in 1897.