Monthly Archives: January 2011

Chiari Malformations and Cranial Nerves

Upright posture predisposes humans to Chiari malformations in which the brainstem gets compressed into the foramen magnum. A similar situation may lead to compression of the optic nerve and subsequent optic neuritis.
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