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Arnold-Chiari Malformation (Type 1)

Arnold-Chiari Malformation (Type 1): Introduction

Arnold-Chiari Malformation (Type 1): A rare malformation where the base of the brain enters into the upper spinal canal. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Arnold-Chiari Malformation (Type 1) is available below.

Symptoms of Arnold-Chiari Malformation (Type 1)

  • Upper motor neurone and cerebellar signs
  • Clumsiness
  • Awkward
  • "drunken" like gait/walking difficulties
  • Bilateral problems with co-ordination of movement
  • more symptoms...»

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Arnold-Chiari Malformation (Type 1): Complications

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Causes of Arnold-Chiari Malformation (Type 1)

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Arnold-Chiari Malformation (Type 1) is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Arnold-Chiari Malformation (Type 1), or a subtype of Arnold-Chiari Malformation (Type 1), affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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