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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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.
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