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Cerebellar Tonsillar Ectopia

I just had an MRI of my brain done about a month ago, and the report stated that they found 6mm of cerebellar tonsillar ectopia.  I have no idea what this is, and have not been able to find anything about it online.  I had the MRI because I have been having persistent nerve problems and occasional headaches.  I have had tons of other tests done, including a visit to Cleveland Clinic and everything else was normal.  Could this be the cause of all the nerve problems I have been having?  If anyone knows anything about this, please tell me everything you know in detail.  Thank you!!
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620923 tn?1452919248
Hi and welcome to the forum.

Please read the welcome message for a bit more info on chiari as well as our Health Pages.

There is much to inform u on, but after reading the info u may have other questions.

Has ur dr rx'd more tests?...more MRI's....do u know if they looked for a syrinx or tethered cord?

There are several other conditions related to chiari that should be looked for and ruled out to know exactly what is going on.

Shane99 will give u more info.

I hope u will post updates on ur progress and share ur chiari experiences with us.

"selma"
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