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Arnold-Chiari malformation type 4

Arnold-Chiari malformation type 4: Introduction

Arnold-Chiari malformation type 4: Arnold-Chiari malformation is a rare malformation where the base of the brain enters into the upper spinal canal. Type 4 actually involves a lack of development of a portion of the base of the brain (cerebellum). The prognosis is very poor with death often occurring during infancy. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Arnold-Chiari malformation type 4 is available below.

Symptoms of Arnold-Chiari malformation type 4

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Causes of Arnold-Chiari malformation type 4

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Arnold-Chiari malformation type 4: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Arnold-Chiari malformation type 4

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MTBI misdiagnosed as balance problem: When a person has symptoms such as vertigo or dizziness, a diagnosis of brain injury may go overlooked. This is particularly true of mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI), for...read more »

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Arnold-Chiari malformation type 4: Rare Types

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