The clinical significance of hindbrain herniation and deformity as shown on MR images of patients with Chiari II malformation.


This study investigates whether the degree of brainstem herniation and the nature of the cervicomedullary deformity seen on sagittal plane MR images correlates with the clinical syndrome in patients with the Chiari II malformation. The amount of brainstem herniation was assessed by relating the position of the midbrain and pons to the sella turcica and the… (More)

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