Hello, I have a question. Is this anything to worry about?
Low lying cerebellar tonsils (9 mm below the foramen magnum) but with a
preserved rounded configuration most likely related to anatomic variance
rather than suggestive Chiari I malformation.
That is what the radiologist put on my mri results. My PCP says it's something I was born with but nothing to worry about. I have been diagnosed with fibromyalgia, neuropathy, myofascial pain syndrome, sciatica, yeast overgrowth syndrome, ADD, and plantar fasciitis. I have had headaches, migraines, facial numbness and tingling, ear pain, and eye pain since childhood. I had my first fibromyalgia flare in 2014 and now the doctors blame everything on that. I get to see a neurologist for the first time on October 19. I have been feeling like they missed something for a long while. Input would be greatly appreciated.
I've heard that a person can become paralyzed if the syrinx is left untreated. I worry about it a lot. My ACM and syrinx were found 5 years ago by MRI after suffering several unexplainable falls (drop attacks). That is the only MRI I've had since. The neurosurgeon I had was against decompression surgery for my 5mm herniation as he did not think the ACM was causing the falls. He said that drop...