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Imaging of Chiari type I malformation and syringohydromyelia.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  24287386     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Chiari malformations are anatomic anomalies that comprise a broad spectrum of neurologic conditions. The most common malformation, a Chiari type I malformation, can present with a variety of signs and symptoms, most frequently an occipital Valsalva-induced headache. Cranial and spinal magnetic resonance (MR) imaging is used to identify the degree of tonsillar descent and document the presence of syringohydromyelia. The advent of cine-MR flow imaging (cine as in "cinema") has provided new insight as to the dynamic process involved in the evolution of this pathophysiology. This article reviews the neuroimaging of this fascinating disorder.
Authors:
Jennifer W McVige; Jody Leonardo
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Neurologic clinics     Volume:  32     ISSN:  1557-9875     ISO Abbreviation:  Neurol Clin     Publication Date:  2014 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-11-29     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8219232     Medline TA:  Neurol Clin     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  95-126     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2014 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Pediatric Neurology, Adult and Pediatric headache, and Neuroimaging, Dent Concussion Center, Dent Neurologic Institute, 3980 Sheridan Drive, Amherst, NY 14226, USA. Electronic address: jmcvige@dentinstitute.com.
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