CHIARI-RELATED STUDY: Incidence of Cerebellar Tonsillar Ectopia in Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension

Fri, 07/06/2012

This study was published on June 21 and comes from Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension (IIH) is a syndrome of elevated intracranial pressure without hydrocephalus, mass, or identifiable cause. A subset of patients with IIH may have tonsillar ectopia, meeting the criteria for Chiari I but not responding to surgical decompression for Chiari I. CLICK HERE FOR FULL STUDY