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Chiari-1 Malformation

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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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 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 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 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 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 may be misdiagnosed as Parkinson' 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 more »

Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients. These patients are not more »

Vitamin B12 deficiency under-diagnosed: The condition of Vitamin B12 deficiency is a possible misdiagnosis of various conditions, such as multiple sclerosis more »

Chiari-1 Malformation: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Chiari-1 Malformation: Rare Types

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Chiari-1 Malformation: Animations

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