Arnold-Chiari deformity

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Related to Arnold-Chiari malformation: Dandy-Walker syndrome, Dandy-Walker malformation
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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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He was born with the condition Arnold-Chiari Malformation, which meant that the lower part of the brain - the part that deals with coordination - was sticking through the base of his skull and into his spine.
He was born with the condition Arnold-Chiari Malformation, which is where the lower part of the brain, that deals with co-ordination, pushes down into the spine.
We excluded the patients who had undergone cervical or cranio-cerebral operations, who were diagnosed with Arnold-Chiari malformation, who were unable to stand unassisted, or whose MRI images were unclear.
Sure enough, tests revealed that little Noah from Flint also had rare Arnold-Chiari malformation, where spinal fluid is blocked because the brain has grown in to the space where the spinal cord passes through at the base of the skull.
The etiology may be congenital as in Arnold-Chiari malformation, or acquired as in brain tumors or intraventricular hemorrhage.
The pathological basis for the failure of surgery to relieve the symptomatic Arnold-Chiari malformation.
Keywords: Arnold-Chiari malformation, Chiari malformation, hindbrain herniation, quality of life, syringomyelia, syrinx
Repeat MRI revealed that the Arnold-Chiari malformation had undergone a spontaneous partial regression, which resulted in relief of the compression of the medulla oblongata.
It was there that the Ysgol Croes Atti pupil was diagnosed with rare Arnold-Chiari malformation - a serious neurological condition where hind brain fluid leaks into the spinal canal.
6) Chiari II is also known as Arnold-Chiari Malformation.