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Arquivos de Neuro-Psiquiatria

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SILVA, José Alberto Gonçalves da et al. Asilar impression and Arnold-Chiari malformation: surgical findings in 260 cases. Arq. Neuro-Psiquiatr. [online]. 1994, vol.52, n.3, pp.363-369. ISSN 0004-282X.

The surgical findings observed in a series of 260 patients with craniovertebral anomaly are presented. There were 29 (11.1%) patients only with basilar impression, 18 (6.9%) cases of pure Arnold-Chiari malformation and 213 (81.9%) cases of basilar impression associated with Chiari malformation. The surgical findings on bone, dura-mater, nervous tissue and blood vessels of this region are reported.

Keywords : basilar impression; Arnold-Chiari malformation; craniovertebral abnormality; surgical findings.

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