Chiari I malformation

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

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Patient Data

Age: 40
Gender: Female
Modality: MRI

Chiari 1 malformation measures up to 7-8 mm below the foramen magnum, with slight medullary effacement persisting.

No parenchymal signal abnormality, cervical syrinx or hydrocephalus is demonstrated, with the remainder of the brain parenchyma and CSF spaces lying within normal limits.

Case Discussion

Typical features of a Chiari I malformation without syrinx. 

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Case Information

rID: 29929
Case created: 4th Jul 2014
Last edited: 21st Mar 2017
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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