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Chiari Malformations and Foramen Magnum Stenosis

  • Christopher A. GeggEmail author
  • Greg Olavarria
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Abstract

Chiari types 1 and 2 are congenital hindbrain abnormalities frequently encountered by the pediatric neurosurgeon and orthopedic surgeon. The entities will be defined and common associated findings discussed. Options for surgical intervention, potential complications, and outcomes will be described in this review.

Keywords

Chiari Tonsillar herniation Syrinx or syringomyelia Scoliosis Spina bifida 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Pediatric NeurosurgeryArnold Palmer HospitalOrlandoUSA
  2. 2.NeurosurgeryArnold Palmer Hospital for ChildrenOrlandoUSA

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