Back Deformity Due To Arnold-Chiari Malformation

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Case description

An 11-year old female complained of constantly proceeding scoliosis. Further medical investigation showed an Arnold-Chiari malformation syringomyelia (cervical part of the spinal cord), causing lateral deformity of the back. An intervention composed of two stages allowed to correct the Arnold-Chiari malformation as well as the back deformity.

tags: neurosurgery Arnold-Chiari Malformation back deformity syringomyelia scoliosis


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