Prognosis of Chiari Malformation


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About prognosis: The 'prognosis' of Chiari Malformation usually refers to the likely outcome of Chiari Malformation. The prognosis of Chiari Malformation may include the duration of Chiari Malformation, chances of complications of Chiari Malformation, probable outcomes, prospects for recovery, recovery period for Chiari Malformation, survival rates, death rates, and other outcome possibilities in the overall prognosis of Chiari Malformation. Naturally, such forecast issues are by their nature unpredictable.

Prognosis for Chiari Malformation: Most patients who have surgery experience a reduction in their symptoms. Some patients may experience prolonged periods of relative stability. Infants with very severe malformations may have life-threatening complications. 1
Complications: see complications of Chiari Malformation

Footnotes:
1. excerpt from NINDS Chiari Malformation Information Page: NINDS

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