International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Case Studies | Medical Science | India | Volume 12 Issue 2, February 2023 | Rating: 4.4 / 10

Case Report of Arnold Chiari Malformation

Dr. Chakka Yamini Uma Deepthi | Dr. Sai Charitha

Abstract: The Arnold Chiari malformation a congenital abnormality of Central nervous system, characterized by the downward displacement of parts of the cerebellum, fourth ventricle, pons and medulla oblongata into the spinal canal. This malformation is one of the causative factor of death in neonates and infants. The malformation is named after Austrian pathologist Hans Chiari and German pathologist Julius Arnold, as Arnold?Chiari malformation. In this case report, we present A Chiari malformation II detected at 19 weeks of gestation by routinely sonographic screening. The role of antenatal ultrasonography in identifying the malformation are discussed.

Keywords: Arnold Chiari malformation, congenital abnormality, central nervous system, banana sign, Lemon sign

Edition: Volume 12 Issue 2, February 2023,

Pages: 826 - 827

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