ERIC Number: EJ345368
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1986
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The Arnold-Chiari Malformation and Its Implications for Individuals with Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus.
Mittler, Joel E.
DPH Journal, v9 n1 p5-14 Fall 1986
The Arnold-Chiari malformation is present in most infants born with myelomeningocele (a form of spina bifida) and hydrocephalus. The syndrome is responsible for structural abnormalities in the brain, and peripheral nervous system. Etiology, symptoms, impact on central nervous system structures, surgical treatment, and implications for education and therapy are discussed. (Author/JW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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