Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Chiari Malformation Evaluation

Evaluation of Chiari malformation begins with a history and physical examination.

Physical findings in Chiari malformation may include:

Imaging of the brain can detect changes consistent with Chiari malformation and increased pressure inside the brain.

Tests for Chiari malformation includes:

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Last Updated: Dec 7, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Chiari Malformation References
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