Chiari Malformations and Syringohydromyelia in Children

Andrea Poretti, Eugen Boltshauser, Thierry A.G.M. Huisman

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Abstract

Chiari malformations are a heterogeneous group of disorders with distinct clinical anatomical features all of which involve the hindbrain. Our understanding of Chiari malformations increased tremendously over the past decades, and progress in neuroimaging was instrumental for that. Conventional and advanced neuroimaging of the brain and spine play a key role in the workup of children with suspected Chiari malformations. In addition, neuroimaging studies in Chiari malformations may guide the management, serve as a predictor of outcome, and shed light on the pathogenesis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)129-142
Number of pages14
JournalSeminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRI
Volume37
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 1 2016

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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