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Spontaneous resolution of Chiari type 1 malformation. A case report and literature review.
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PMID:  23859287     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
We describe a 62-year-old woman who presented with a history of ataxia, dizziness and urinary urgency. Neurological examination disclosed a positive Romberg sign, ataxia and postural instability. A magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan showed Chiari type 1 malformation (CM1). Forty-eight months later, the patient was clinically improved and underwent a second MRI examination, which showed complete resolution of the Chiari 1 malformation. Spontaneous resolution of CM1 is exceptionally rare and has to be considered in the radiological and clinical management.
F Briganti; G Leone; G Briganti; G Orefice; F Caranci; F Maiuri
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2013-07-16
Journal Detail:
Title:  The neuroradiology journal     Volume:  26     ISSN:  1971-4009     ISO Abbreviation:  Neuroradiol J     Publication Date:  2013 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-07-17     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101295103     Medline TA:  Neuroradiol J     Country:  Italy    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  304-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Unit of Interventional Neuroradiology, Department of Advanced Biomedical Sciences; Naples, Italy -
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