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Malformations 06

Topic: Pathology

Created on Sunday, February 15 2009 by gliageek

Last modified on Sunday, February 15 2009.


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Chiari type?

 
        A) III
 
        B) IV
 
        C) V
 
        D) II
 
        E) I
 

 


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A) III

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Chiari II plus occipitocervical encephalocele   (See References)

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B) IV

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Outdated. Actually pertained to Dandy-Walker malformation,   (See References)

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C) V

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Made it up (I hope)   (See References)

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D) II

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Classic Chiari malformation with kinking of spinal cord secondary to caudal displacement of dorsal posterior fossa structures   (See References)

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E) I

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Chiari type I is an isolated chronic tonsillar herniation   (See References)

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References:

1. Love, S., Louis, D.N., and Ellison, D.W. (2008). Greenfield's Neuropathology, 8th Edition. Oxford University Press, USA (ISBN:0340906820) Advertising:
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