Chiari I malformation accompanied by assimilation of the atlas, Klippel-Feil syndrome, and syringomyelia: case report.

BACKGROUND Chiari I malformation, accompanied by superposed bony anomaly of the craniovertebral junction, is comparatively rare. We report a case of Chiari I malformation accompanied by assimilation of the atlas, Klippel-Feil syndrome, and syringomyelia. CASE DESCRIPTION The patient was a 61-year-old woman demonstrating numbness of the extremities… (More)