I live in the Isle of Man and 2 weeks ago I was airlifted to the Walton centre in Liverpool uk, where I was diagnosed with CM, my only symptoms were a stiff neck and slight headache. It turns out that my CM was blocking my CSF fluid draining from my brain, they didn't want to do the decompression op so fitted me with a VP shunt to drain the fluid. Has anyone else had this op for a CM?
Thanks aimee :)
Hello all! I'm so excited to have found this group with recent posts too! I just found out in early May by sheer accident and the grace of God that I have a chiari malformation with syrinx. My symptoms probably started noticeably within the last several months, but symptoms have rapidly progressed since my initial MRI. I just had two MRIS done yesterday ofor my cervical and thorastic...
Hello, I have a question. Is this anything to worry about?Low lying cerebellar tonsils (9 mm below the foramen magnum) but with apreserved rounded configuration most likely related to anatomic variancerather 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...