Chiari-1 Malformation: Introduction
A rare congenital structural abnormality where excess cerebellum pushes against the point where the brainstem exits the skull and pushes into the spinal cord in the spinal column. This crowding causes neurological symptoms such as headaches, chronic coughing and swallowing difficulty. Chiari-1 malformation is the least severe type of Chiari malformations. ...more »
Symptoms of Chiari-1 Malformation
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symptoms of Chiari-1 Malformation
Home Diagnostic Testing
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Causes of Chiari-1 Malformation
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Chiari-1 Malformation: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and Chiari-1 Malformation
Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who
had been institutionalized and treated for mental illness
because he suffered from sudden inability to speak.
This was...read more »
Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for
a patient to show mental decline to dementia.
Whereas this can, of course, occur due to various medical...read more »
Mild traumatic brain injury often remains undiagnosed: Although the symptoms
of severe brain injury are hard to miss,
it is less clear for milder injuries, or even those causing a mild concussion...read more »
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...read more »
Brain pressure condition often misdiagnosed as dementia: A condition
that results from an excessive pressure of CSF within the brain is often misdiagnosed.
It...read more »
Post-concussive brain injury often misdiagnosed: A study found that soldiers who had
suffered a concussive injury in battle often were misdiagnosed on their return.
A variety of symptoms can occur in post-concussion syndrome...read more »
Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be
correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients.
These patients are not the typical migraine sufferers, but migraines can also occur...read more »
Vitamin B12 deficiency under-diagnosed: The condition of Vitamin B12 deficiency
is a possible misdiagnosis of various conditions, such as multiple sclerosis (see symptoms of multiple...read more »
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Chiari-1 Malformation: Research Doctors & Specialists
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Chiari-1 Malformation: Rare Types
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