Peg-like tonsil (cerebellum)

Peg-like tonsils refer to the CT or MR appearances of pointed cerebellar tonsils on sagittal scans. The may help distinguish low-lying tonsils from cerebellar tonsillar ectopia due to a Chiari I malformation

The terminology of caudally displaced tonsils is discussed in the article on cerebellar tonsillar ectopia.

Article information

rID: 1855
Section: Signs
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:

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Cases and figures

  • Peg like tonsil : Sag T1
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