Chiari type II malformation

Case contributed by Dr Ahmed Abd Rabou

Presentation

Delayed mental and motor milestones. The patient had VP shunt operation for hydrocephalus.

Patient Data

Age: 1 year old
Gender: Male
CT

Crowded posterior fossa, slit like 4th ventricle, herniation of cerebellar tonsils, fenestrated falx with interdigitated gyri, heart shape incisura, tower cerebellum, colpocephaly and agenesis of corpus callosum.

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Case information

rID: 24245
Case created: 3rd Aug 2013
Last edited: 27th Feb 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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