Daniel Webb

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OBJECTIVE Some have proposed that the calvarial thickening seen in patients with rickets results in an increased rate of Chiari I malformation (CIM) in these patients. The present study measures the posterior fossa volume in children with rickets to verify previous case reports indicting a small posterior fossa as the cause for an increased rate of CIM in(More)
OBJECTIVE AND IMPORTANCE The expected time interval for resolution of hydromyelia after Chiari I decompression is lacking in the literature. This case report highlights one instance of delayed resolution of Chiari-induced hydromyelia. CLINICAL PRESENTATION We report an adolescent girl with a Chiari I malformation and hydromyelia. INTERVENTION A(More)
OBJECT The authors hypothesized that children with preoperative Chiari I malformation and an absent gag reflex may harbor pharyngeal musculature atrophy identifiable on magnetic resonance (MR) imaging. METHODS Thirty patients with preoperative Chiari I malformation and a functioning gag reflex, five patients with preoperative Chiari I malformation and(More)
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