Chiari III malformation

Case contributed by Dr Prashant Gupta

Patient Data

Age: 2 months
Gender: Male
MRI

note the cervico-dorsal cord syrinx

Case Discussion

These images reveal a sub-occipital encephalocele with herniation of cerebellum.

The expanded definition of chiari III malformations includes both low occipital and high cervical encephaloceles.

Corpus callosum dysgenesis is associated in most cases.

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Case information

rID: 17478
Case created: 17th Apr 2012
Last edited: 19th Nov 2016
System: Paediatrics
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