Is Pseudotumor Cerebri An Unusual Expression of Chiari Syndrome? A Case Report and Review of the Literature.
- Paolo Pacca,
- Roberto Altieri,
- Francesco Zenga,
- Diego Garbossa,
- Alessandro Ducati,
- Michele Lanotte
Surg Technol Int 2017 May 24;30. Epub 2017 May 24.
Division of Neurosurgery, Department of Neuroscience University of Torino, Torino, Italy.
The Chiari I malformation (CM-I) is a developmental alteration of the posterior cranial fossa (PCF), radiographically defined as the descent of the cerebellar tonsils = 5 mm below the foramen magnum (FM) inside the cervical canal. Headache is the most frequent symptom associated with CM-I. The association of CM-I and neurological symptoms configures with Chiari syndrome. Read More