Chiari 1 Malformation (CM) is a neurological disorder in which the cerebellum – the part of the brain that controls balance – descends out of the skull into the spinal area.
In the presentation, Dr. Dong Kim discusses the symptoms and diagnosis of chiari malformation, along with how it often imitates other neurological disorders. He also presents detailed information on advanced surgical treatment options and how these procedures can improve a patient's quality of life.
Please view a recording of Dr. Kim's online presentation discussing diagnosis and treatment of Chiari I Malformation.
Chiari I malformation is usually is first noticed in adolescence or adulthood. Children and adolescents who have a Chiari I malformation may also have hydrocephalus and syringomyelia. Click here to read more about Pediatric Chiari I Malformation.
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