Chiari Malformation

It is a condition in which brain tissue extends downwards into the spinal canal. It is due to an abnormally small skull or misshapen and is usually seen at birth. Clinically patients may have difficulty swallowing and pain. Monitoring the patient and surgical intervention whenever necessary are the treatment options available.

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My previous CT scan showed Chiari Malformation. What does my recent brain MRI suggest?

Query: Hello doctor, I would like a radiologist to interpret my brain MRI. I am currently using tablet Metformin 500 mg twice daily. Kindly interpret the scan and advise. Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Muhammad Shoyab

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have seen the MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) scan (attachments removed to protect patient's identity). It would have been more helpful if you mentioned what kind of health problems required you to get an MRI. However, the good news is that the MRI shows no abnor...  Read Full »

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