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All main topics / Medicine / Anatomy / Anatomy 7, 8
what  is the arnold chiari malformation
how does it present in children
congenital or acquired condition where the cerebellar tonsils are forced through the foramen magnum, often blocking
the flow of CSF and compressing or stretching the brainstem, lower cranial nerves or inferior
Infants may present with stridor (a high pitched sound of turbulent gas flow in the upper respiratory tract) and swallowing difficulties, older children with upper and progressive lower limb weakness and breathing difficulties.
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Author: Schnuschnax
Main topic: Medicine
Topic: Anatomy
Published: 17.02.2010




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