Chiari I Malformation with Acute Brain Stem Compression Syndromes Requiring Emergency Neurosurgical Intervention: Report of Two Cases


While Chiari I malformation is a relatively common finding on MRI imaging, the vast majority of patients are asymptomatic and those who do present typically follow a slow course of chronic or subacute progression of symptoms. Emergent deterioration of existing Chiari malformation is rare. We present two patients with previously undiagnosed Chiari I… (More)


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