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for Chiari Malformation

   
Chiari Malformation
Suggested Pre-Referral Evaluation and Management Guidelines Document neurological symptoms and signs including headache, swallowing difficulties, hand weakness, or numbness.
Suggested Additional Test/Management Prior to Specialty Visit MRI of Head and Cervical spine.
Consider MRI CINE flow study.
Patient Education/Information (includes preps)  
Appointment Timeframe Patients with progressive neurological symptoms should be seen urgently. Please complete Consult Request form and fax to 734-615-3722.
How to Get Results to Consultant UMHS Patients: See CareWeb
External Patients: Patients should hand carry non-UMHS films or CD's to appointment.
Clinic Contact Information Physicians: 800-962-3555
Patients: 734-936-5062
Clinic Location Sites Taubman Health Center
UM Consulting Physician Chiari Malformation Program Faculty
Revised on: 09/25/2009
 
    The Pediatric Neurosurgery Service can be reached via M-LINE at 1-800-962-3555. Ask to be connected to our offices, to the pediatric neurosurgeon on-call, or to a specific surgeon (Dr. Muraszko, Dr. Garton, Dr. Maher). Office voicemail is checked frequently and calls are returned within one hour during normal business hours. Calls outside of business hours are referred to the neurosurgery resident on call.