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Chiari I malformation

Poutre AJP - MedPix (2014)

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Affiliation: Tripler Army Medical Center

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Chiari I malformation

History: 21 y/o woman who presented to the ER with gradual onset headache for the past 2 weeks.

Findings: Low lying cerebellar tonsils with cervical cord syringohydromyelia.

Ddx: Cerebellar tonsillar herniation differential includes: space occupying lesions or mass effect within the posterior fossa and Chiarir II malformation. Syrinx differential includes cord masses.

Dxhow: CT and MR (including CSF flow studies)

Exam: Negative neurological exam.

No MeSH data available.


Sagittal reformatted image from a noncontrast head CT demonstrates extension of the cerebellar tonsils inforiorly through the foramen magnum, effacing the CSF spaces and compressing the cervicomedullary junction.
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MPX1908_synpic57616: Sagittal reformatted image from a noncontrast head CT demonstrates extension of the cerebellar tonsils inforiorly through the foramen magnum, effacing the CSF spaces and compressing the cervicomedullary junction.


Chiari I malformation

Poutre AJP - MedPix (2014)

Sagittal reformatted image from a noncontrast head CT demonstrates extension of the cerebellar tonsils inforiorly through the foramen magnum, effacing the CSF spaces and compressing the cervicomedullary junction.
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MPX1908_synpic57616: Sagittal reformatted image from a noncontrast head CT demonstrates extension of the cerebellar tonsils inforiorly through the foramen magnum, effacing the CSF spaces and compressing the cervicomedullary junction.

View Article: MedPix Image - MedPix Case

Affiliation: Tripler Army Medical Center

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Chiari I malformation

History: 21 y/o woman who presented to the ER with gradual onset headache for the past 2 weeks.

Findings: Low lying cerebellar tonsils with cervical cord syringohydromyelia.

Ddx: Cerebellar tonsillar herniation differential includes: space occupying lesions or mass effect within the posterior fossa and Chiarir II malformation. Syrinx differential includes cord masses.

Dxhow: CT and MR (including CSF flow studies)

Exam: Negative neurological exam.

No MeSH data available.