Arnold-Chiari deformity

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Related to Arnold-Chiari malformation: Dandy-Walker syndrome, Dandy-Walker malformation
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deformity in which part of the brain protrudes through the skull

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The child had a type 2 Arnold-Chiari malformation associated with a lumbar meningomyelocoele.
The differential diagnosis includes the other primary headache disorders and organic causes of intractable headache such as sphenoid sinusitis, an Arnold-Chiari malformation, and pseudotumor cerebri.
2-4) In children, cricopharyngeal achalasia is usually an isolated finding; however, it has been associated with Arnold-Chiari malformation, meningomyelocele, mental retardation, cerebral palsy, congenital suprabulbar palsy, and mitochondrial DNA deletions.
Multiple structural abnormalities of the spinal cord and brain have been described in patients with MVSD including cerebral polygyria, (7) diastematomyelia, (8) Arnold-Chiari malformation with thoracolumbar meningomyelocele, (9) thoracolumbar rachischisis5 and hydrocephalus due to aqueductal stenosis, spina bifida cystica in the thoracolumbar region, and diastematomyelia.
Magnetic resonance imaging revealed Arnold-Chiari malformation type 1.
Dysphagia as the sole manifestation of adult type I Arnold-Chiari malformation.
ACC can occur as an isolated condition or in combination with other cerebral abnormalities, including Arnold-Chiari malformation, Dandy-Walker syndrome, Andermann syndrome, schizencephaly (clefts or deep divisions in brain tissue), and holoprosencephaly (failure of the forebrain to divide into lobes.
Saez R, Onofrio B, Yanagihara T: Experience with Arnold-Chiari malformation, 1960-1970.