Video Series: Parent Letter Project
Health Topics: Neurosurgery
Learn about chiari malformation - its diagnosis and treatment. Hear a family's story Discussed by: Robert Keating, MD
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Dr. Myseros began at Children’s National more than five years ago and has a personal and professional interest in the care of children with tumors of the brain and spinal cord.
A Chiari malformation is a congenital (present at birth) defect in the area of the back of the head where the brain and spinal cord connect. The condition is also called Arnold Chiari malformation.
Our neurosurgery experts provide advanced care for newborns and children with complex neurological conditions.
The Brain Tumor Institute is a multidisciplinary, internationally-respected collaboration, which evaluates one out of every 10 children in the United States with a brain tumor.