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.
Obstructive sleep apnea with Arnold-Chiari malformation.
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.
In 1987, a 57-year-old woman was hospitalized for gait ataxia, dysarthria, dizziness, and bilateral hypertonus 43 months following a posterior fossa decompression and cervical vertebrae level 1 laminectomy, which included placement of a LYODURA[R] graft to correct an Arnold-Chiari malformation and syringomyelia.
Arnold-Chiari malformation is a congenital disorder manifesting in late adulthood.
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.