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Acquired Chiari I malformation and syringomyelia associated with bilateral chronic subdural hematoma. Case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7666236     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The authors report a case of bilateral chronic subdural hematoma in a 25-year-old woman who had occipital and neck pain. Magnetic resonance imaging revealed progressive caudal descent of the cerebellar tonsils (acquired Chiari I malformation) and a large eccentric syrinx in the spinal cord from the C3-T7 levels. Spontaneous disappearance of the chronic subdural hematomas resulted in radiographic resolution of both lesions, as well as clinical improvement. Theories of syringomyelia formation, the relationship to acquired Chiari I malformation, and the implications of this case are discussed.
T Morioka; T Shono; S Nishio; K Yoshida; K Hasuo; M Fukui
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of neurosurgery     Volume:  83     ISSN:  0022-3085     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Neurosurg.     Publication Date:  1995 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1995-10-12     Completed Date:  1995-10-12     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0253357     Medline TA:  J Neurosurg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  556-8     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Neurosurgery, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Arnold-Chiari Malformation / diagnosis,  etiology*
Chronic Disease
Hematoma, Subdural / complications*,  diagnosis
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Remission, Spontaneous
Syringomyelia / diagnosis,  etiology*
Comment In:
J Neurosurg. 1996 Jan;84(1):151-2   [PMID:  8613830 ]
J Neurosurg. 1996 Jul;85(1):191-2   [PMID:  8683276 ]
J Neurosurg. 1996 Jul;85(1):192-3   [PMID:  8683277 ]

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