Arnold-Chiari malformation

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Ar·nold-Chi·a·ri mal·for·ma·tion

(ar'nŏld kē-ah'rē), [MIM*207950]
malformed posterior fossa structures associated with caudad traction and displacement of the rhombencephalon as caused by tethering of the spinal cord; may be accompanied in some cases by spina bifida and associated anomalies such as meningomyelocele; usually multifactorial in inheritance.
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Arnold-Chiari malformation

A congenital compression deformity of the lower brain, which is characterised by herniation of the cerebellar tonsils and distal medulla oblongata through the foramen magnum into the spinal canal. The Arnold-Chiari malformation is accompanied by compression of the 4th ventricle and firm adhesions at the cisterna magna.
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Arnold-Chiari malformation

Neurology A congenital compression deformity of the 'lower brain' characterized by herniation of the cerebellar tonsils and distal medulla oblongata through the foramen magnum into the spinal canal; ACM is accompanied by compression of the 4th ventricle and firm adhesions at the cisterna magna
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Ar·nold-Chi·a·ri mal·for·ma·tion

(ahr'nŏld kē-ah'rē mal'fōr-mā'shŭn)
Deformity of posterior cranial fossa structures caused by tethering of the spinal cord with caudad traction and displacement of the rhombencephalon; may be accompanied by spina bifida and associated anomalies such as meningomyelocele; weak evidence of autosomal recessive inheritance.
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Arnold,

Julius, German pathologist, 1835-1915.
Arnold bodies - small portions or minute fragments of erythrocytes.
Arnold-Chiari deformity - Synonym(s): Arnold-Chiari malformation
Arnold-Chiari malformation - malformed posterior fossa structures. Synonym(s): Arnold-Chiari deformity; Arnold-Chiari syndrome; cerebellomedullary malformation syndrome
Arnold-Chiari syndrome - Synonym(s): Arnold-Chiari malformation

Chiari,

Hans, German pathologist, 1851-1916.
Arnold-Chiari deformity - Synonym(s): Arnold-Chiari malformation
Arnold-Chiari malformation - see under Arnold, Julius
Arnold-Chiari syndrome - Synonym(s): Arnold-Chiari malformation
Budd-Chiari syndrome - Synonym(s): Chiari syndrome
Chiari disease - Synonym(s): Chiari syndrome
Chiari net - abnormal fibrous or lacelike strands in the right atrium.
Chiari syndrome - thrombosis of the hepatic vein with great enlargement of the liver and extensive development of collateral vessels, intractable ascites, and severe portal hypertension. Synonym(s): Budd-Chiari syndrome; Budd syndrome; Chiari-Budd syndrome; Chiari disease; Rokitansky disease (2)
Chiari-Budd syndrome - Synonym(s): Chiari syndrome
Chiari II syndrome - elongation of medulla and cerebellar tonsils and vermis with displacement through the foramen magnum into the upper spinal canal.
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Cranial magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) showed corpus callosum dysgenesis and cerebellar displacement called Arnold Chiari malformation Type I.
In brain magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), cerebellar tonsillar ectopia and supratentorial hydrocephalus (Arnold Chiari syndrome); in cervical-thoracal-lumbar MRI cerebellar tonsillar ectopia and pectus carinatum were detected.
Anomalies that need to be excluded in these cases include head and neck masses causing compression, Arnold Chiari malformation, meningoencephalocele, and hydrocephalus.
<B Alfie Ledgeway suffers from Arnold Chiari malformation and new Swansea signing Alfie Mawson spends time with him and his family
Arnold Chiari Malformation--Type 1: MRI brain of a 53 year old lady, who presented with history of seizures, showed peg like descent of the cerebellar tonsils ~9mm, favouring the diagnosis of Arnold Chiari Malformation Type 1.
Steve, 54, who became a new grandad two weeks ago to baby Lilly Rose, suffered a rare brain herniation in 1998, called Arnold Chiari Malformation with Syringomyelia.
Tami-Lyn Clunn and her partner Ian Flannery who run the Tackle & Bait fishing shop in Pensarn, decided to hold the fundraiser as a thank you for the help and support they received after their two year old son Jaiden was diagnosed with epilepsy, right cerebellar lesion and Arnold Chiari malformation in 2013.
Syringomyelia and Arnold Chiari in scoliosis initially classified as idiopathic: experience with 25 patients.
(1), (4) These are usually present at birth and are associated with meningocoele/myelomeningocoele/encephalocoele, spina bifida, cleft palate and Arnold Chiari II malformation.
Carolyn Gibbons, 23, endures daily seizures, blurred vision and crippling migraines because of a rare condition called Arnold Chiari Malformation.