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Possible Causes For Arnold-Chiari syndrome - Causes

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List of current finding(s):

Congenital, Developmental Disorders
Meningomyelocele
Syringomyelia
Shprintzen-Goldberg craniosynostosis syndrome (15q21.1)
Arnold-Chiari syndrome
Goldenhar syndrome
Hereditary, Familial, Genetic Disorders
Loeys-Dietz Syndrome
Synonyms
ACM Arnold-Chiari malformat, ACM Arnold-Chiari malformation, Arnold Chiari Deformity, ARNOLD CHIARI MALFORMATION, Arnold Chiari syndrome, Arnold-Chiari, Arnold-Chiari Deformity, Arnold-Chiari malformation, Arnold-Chiari obstruction, Arnold-Chiari syndrome (disorder), CEREBELLOMEDULLARY MALFORMATION SYNDROME, Chiari malformation, Chiari malformation (disorder), Chiari's malformation, Deformity Arnold-Chiari, Malformation Arnold Chiari, Malformation Arnold-Chiari, obstruction Arnold-Chiari, Syndrome Arnold-Chiari
Definition

A serious neurological disorder where the bottom part of the brain, the cerebellum, descends out of the skull and crowds the spinal cord, putting pressure on both the brain and spine. Causes many symptoms ranging from headaches and balance problems to vision issues.

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