Incidence of cerebellar tonsillar ectopia in idiopathic intracranial hypertension: a mimic of the Chiari I malformation.

@article{Aiken2012IncidenceOC,
  title={Incidence of cerebellar tonsillar ectopia in idiopathic intracranial hypertension: a mimic of the Chiari I malformation.},
  author={A H Aiken and J A Hoots and A M Saindane and P A Hudgins},
  journal={AJNR. American journal of neuroradiology},
  year={2012},
  volume={33 10},
  pages={1901-6}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE IIH is a syndrome of elevated intracranial pressure without hydrocephalus, mass, or identifiable cause. Diagnosis is made by clinical presentation, intracranial pressure measurement, and supportive imaging findings. A subset of patients with IIH may have tonsillar ectopia, meeting the criteria for Chiari malformation type I but not responding to surgical decompression for Chiari I. The purpose of this study was to determine the incidence and morphology of cerebellar… CONTINUE READING
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