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Rare disorder makes girl's skull too small for brain

Six-year-old Allie Barone had been suffering from severe headaches for a few years and since her family has a history of epilepsy and migraines, her mother, Stephanie, decided it was finally time to see a specialist. An MRI revealed Allie had Type I Chiari malformation, which meant the back of her skull was too small for its contents. more...

Dogs provide new insight into Chiari Malformation in humans

Chiari malformation is a condition that occurs when the lower parts of the brain have been pushed down toward the spinal cord. The condition is estimated to occur in 1 in 1,280 people. Now, researchers have uncovered the debilitating effects of the condition by studying the brains of "toy dog" breeds. more...

Latest News and Research on Chiari Malformations

Medindia provides you with the latest news and research breakthroughs on Chiari Malformations. more...

Chiari Malformation...
Surgery for Chiari Malformations.

Not everyone with Chiari malformation requires surgery, but when a patient's individual circumstances warrant it, a neurosurgeon may recommend "decompression" surgery more...

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