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Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD)

Chiari malformation type 1

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* Not a rare disease

Other Names for this Disease
  • Chiari type I malformation
  • Chiari malformation type I
  • Arnold Chiari malformation type I
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Your Questions Answered


5 question(s) from the public on this disease have been answered. Submit a new question.
  • My daughter was diagnosed with Chiari 1 malformation during childhood. Several years ago she was diagnosed with acute scoliosis and a fusion of 2 cervical vertebrae. Could it be possible that the Chiari is causing the scoliosis, even if there is no tethered cord or syringomyelia? Should she be checked for Klippel Feil syndrome? Click here for answer

  • 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

Other Names for this Disease
  • Chiari type I malformation
  • Chiari malformation type I
  • Arnold Chiari malformation type I
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.