Arnold-Chiari malformation in a geriatric patient.


Journal Article

Downbeat nystagmus was the salient clinical manifestation of an Arnold-Chiari malformation in the 74-year-old woman we have described. Interesting features included the patient's age at the time of diagnosis, the sensitivity of downbeating nystagmus as a localizing neuro-ophthalmologic sign, and the value of metrizamide cisternography in defining lesions of the craniocervical junction.

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Cited Authors

  • Hosford, DA; Spector, RH

Published Date

  • May 1, 1985

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 78 / 5

Start / End Page

  • 618 - 621

PubMed ID

  • 3992311

Pubmed Central ID

  • 3992311

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1541-8243

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0038-4348

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/00007611-198505000-00028


  • eng