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Stories Related to Neurosurgery

Chiari malformation is a relatively common condition that causes brain tissue to extend downward into the spinal canal. This condition falls under two major categories. Chiari malformation type I occurs during fetal development, causing symptoms later in life. Chiari malformation type II is present at birth. The specialists at American Spine explain what Chiari malformation is and whether or not it’s hereditary.