Chiari malformation

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Congenital hindbrain abnormalities. Classified into 4 types.

Described about 1891 by Hans Chiari


Chiari I

Herniation of elongated, peg-like cerebellar tonsils through the foramen magnum into the space around the cervical spine.

Chiari II

Also known as Arnold-Chiari malformation.

Chiari III

Chiari IV

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