Chiari 1 malformation, syrinx and scoliosis

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

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Asymmetric abdominal reflexes.

Patient Data

Age: Child

A pronounced C-shaped levoscoliosis is present, centered in the thoracic spine. 

MRI demonstrates a Chiari 1 malformation, with associated extensive syrinx and levoscoliosis (note that the scoliosis is C-shaped, rather than S-shaped). 

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Case information

rID: 10358
Published: 8th Aug 2010
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
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