Prepontine lesions with Chiari II malformation

Jeffrey G. Ojemann, T. S. Park, Christopher J. Moran, Murat Godken, Bruce A. Kaufman

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Abstract

In 2 cases of infants with the Chiari II malformation, a prepontine cyst presented in association with the hind-brain abnormalities characteristic of the Chiari II syndrome. Both infants presented with bulbar dysfunction and had poor outcome despite decompression of the cerebellar tonsillar herniation and drainage of the pre-pontine cysts. No such association between prepontine lesions and Chiari II has been described previously. Copyright (C) 2000 S. Karger AG, Basel.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)113-117
Number of pages5
JournalPediatric Neurosurgery
Volume33
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2000

Keywords

  • Arnold-Chiari malformation
  • Brainstem
  • Histiocytosis
  • Neuroepithelial cyst
  • Posterior fossa

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