From Big Medical Encyclopedia

ARNOLDA-KIARI SYNDROME (J. Arnold, 1835 — 1915, is mute. doctor; H. Chiari, 1851 — 1916, avstr. the doctor) — the symptom complex of damage of a cerebellum and a brainstem arising owing to the inborn shift of a brain in the caudal direction and its infringements in a big occipital opening and which is shown an ataxy, a nystagmus, paralysis of cherepnomozgovy nerves, epileptiform spasms — see. Craniospinal anomalies .