Arnold-Chiari malformation (deformity syndrome)

Ar·nold-Chi·a·ri malformation (deformity, syndrome) (ahrґnəld ke-ahґre) [Julius Arnold, German pathologist, 1835–1915; Hans Chiari, Austrian pathologist, 1851–1916] see under malformation.

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  • Arnold-Chiari malformation — a congenital disorder in which there is distortion of the base of the skull with protrusion of the lower brainstem and parts of the cerebellum through the opening for the spinal cord at the base of the skull. It is associated commonly with neural …   Medical dictionary

  • syndrome — The aggregate of symptoms and signs associated with any morbid process, and constituting together the picture of the disease. SEE ALSO: disease. [G. s., a running together, tumultuous concourse; (in med.) a concurrence of symptoms, fr. syn,… …   Medical dictionary

  • malformation — Failure of proper or normal development; more specifically, a primary structural defect that results from a localized error of morphogenesis; e.g., cleft lip. Cf.:deformation. Arnold Chiari m. malformed posterior …   Medical dictionary

  • Chiari — Johann B., German obstetrician, 1817–1854. See C. Frommel syndrome. Hans, German pathologist, 1851–1916. See Arnold C. deformity, Arnold C. malformation, Arnold C. syndrome, C. disease, C. net, C. syndrome, C. II syndrome, C. Budd syndrome, Budd… …   Medical dictionary

  • Arnold — Julius, German pathologist, 1835–1915. See A. bodies, under body, A. Chiari deformity, A. Chiari malformation, A. Chiari syndrome. Friedrich, German anatomist, 1803–1890. See A. bundle, A. canal, A. ganglion, A. nerve, A. tract, foramen of A …   Medical dictionary

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