Medical Dictionary: Arnold-Chiari malformation


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Arnold-Chiari malformation: Another name for Chiari Malformation.
Arnold-Chiari malformation (condition): Protrusion of the brain down the spinal column.

Arnold-Chiari malformation: Chiari malformation (also called Arnold-Chiari malformation) is a condition in which the cerebellum portion of the brain protrudes down into the spinal canal. 1

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1. excerpt from NINDS Chiari Malformation Information Page: NINDS

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