Hemihypertrophy and the Chiari I malformation

R. Shane Tubbs, Matthew D. Smyth, John C. Wellons, W. Jerry Oakes

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We report two children with hemihypertrophy and Chiari I malformation (CIM) and review the extant medical literature regarding CIM and overgrowth disorders. We propose that these two entities do not represent a spurious association but rather share a common dysembryology of mesoderm.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)258-261
Number of pages4
JournalPediatric Neurosurgery
Issue number5
StatePublished - Apr 25 2003


  • Cutis marmorata telangiectatica congenita
  • Hindbrain hernia
  • Overgrowth syndromes
  • Tonsillar ectopia


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