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Chiari malformation type 1


* Not a rare disease
Other Names for this Disease
  • Arnold Chiari malformation type I
  • Chiari malformation type I
  • Chiari type I malformation
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  • I am 23 years old. For 3 years I have been suffering from this critical problem. Please suggest how I might get rid of it so I can enjoy my life. Click here for answer

  • Is Arnold-Chiari malformation type 1 a genetic disorder? Click here for answer

  • My friends little boy is 3-years-old and has been diagnosed with Chiari malformation type 1. Could you tell me how it will affect his life? Is the outcome good or bad? He suffers from headaches at the moment. Click here for answer

  • What causes Chiari malformation type 1? How can I learn about research on this topic? In particular I'm interested in learning more about the role of genetics and possible links to radiation or drug exposure. Click here for answer