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Arnold-Chiari malformation type 2

Arnold-Chiari malformation type 2: Introduction

Arnold-Chiari malformation type 2: A rare malformation where the base of the brain enters into the upper spinal canal. The extent of the deformity is greater in type 2 than type 1 and hence the symptoms are more severe and are often associated with a myelomeningocele (opening of the spine and spinal cord). More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Arnold-Chiari malformation type 2 is available below.

Symptoms of Arnold-Chiari malformation type 2

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Causes of Arnold-Chiari malformation type 2

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Arnold-Chiari malformation type 2: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Arnold-Chiari malformation type 2

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Arnold-Chiari malformation type 2: Rare Types

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Arnold-Chiari malformation type 2 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 2, or a subtype of Arnold-Chiari malformation type 2, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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