Arnold-Chiari malformation is a malformation of the brain. It is also known as Chiari malformation. It is a downward displacement of the cerebellar tonsils through the foramen magnum (the opening at the base of the skull). This may cause obstruction of cerebrospinal fluid and hydrocephalus.« Back to Glossary Index
About Dr Arun Pal Singh
Arun Pal Singh is an orthopedic and trauma surgeon, founder and chief editor of this website. He works in Kanwar Hospital, Hajipur, Hoshiarpur, Punjab.
This website is an effort to educate and support people and medical personnel on orthopedic issues and musculoskeletal health.