Chiari I malformation

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Modality: MRI

Low lying cerebellar tonsils which extend below the margins of the foramen magnum by ~10mm and tightly embrace the medulla (best seen on axial imaging). There is no evidence of a syrinx or or hydrocephalus. Features are consistent with an incidental Chiari 1 malformation.

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Case Information

rID: 3609
Case created: 28th May 2008
Last edited: 9th Oct 2015
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