Chiari II malformation

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

Multiple findings including: 

  • partial agenesis of the corpus callosum - note the absence of the rostrum. 
  • very atrophic / gliotic low lying tonsils 
  • bowing of the clivus
  • small posterior fossa
  • tectal beaking

Case Discussion

This patient has known spina bifida (not shown). The features are, therefore, consistent with a Chiari II malformation

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Case information

rID: 5420
Published: 19th Jan 2009
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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