Development of an acquired Chiari malformation Type I in the setting of an untreated lipomyelomeningocele. Case report.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

The authors present the case of a child with an untreated lipomyelomeningocele who developed an acquired Chiari malformation Type I (CM-I) with a large syrinx over the course of 3 years. To the best of the authors' knowledge, this is the first report to document a case in which an acquired CM-I evolved in a patient with an untreated tethered cord.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Waldau, B; Grant, G; Fuchs, H

Published Date

  • February 2008

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 1 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 164 - 166

PubMed ID

  • 18352791

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1933-0707

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.3171/PED/2008/1/2/164


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States