Author(s): R. Deepa, S. Parimala

Email(s): deepamaheswari78@gmail.com

DOI: 10.5958/2454-2660.2020.00030.7   

Address: Mrs. R. Deepa1, Dr. S. Parimala2
1Ph. D Scholar, Vinayaka Mission’s Research Foundation, Salem
2Research Supervisor, Vinayaka Mission’s Annapoorana College of Nursing, Vinayaka Mission’s Research Foundation, Salem.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 8,      Issue - 1,     Year - 2020


ABSTRACT:
Chiari malformations are structural defects in the base of the skull and cerebellum, the part of the brain that controls balance. Normally the cerebellum and parts of the brain stem sit above an opening in the skull that allows the spinal cord to pass through it (called the foramen magnum). When part of the cerebellum extends below the foramen magnum and into the upper spinal canal, it is called a Chiari malformation (CM). Case History: Mrs.Rathika, 29 years who admitted in a private hospital with chronic headache, giddiness on supine position, double vision and unilateral upper limb weakness. She doesn’t have systemic illness. On the day of admission, she was conscious and oriented. Investigations reveals that normal random blood sugar, complete blood count, coagulation profile and renal parameters. She underwent surgery of decompression of foramen magnum and treated by anti-pyretics, platelet aggregators and ani-emetics.


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Cite this article:
R. Deepa, S. Parimala. Arnold Chiari Malformation. Int. J. Nur. Edu. and Research. 2020; 8(1):131-134. doi: 10.5958/2454-2660.2020.00030.7


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