Chiari-1 Malformation, Migraine, and Sudden Death
Article first published online: 17 JUN 2002
Headache: The Journal of Head and Face Pain
Volume 39, Issue 1, pages 38–41, January 1999
How to Cite
Ziegler, D. K. and Mallonee, W. (1999), Chiari-1 Malformation, Migraine, and Sudden Death. Headache: The Journal of Head and Face Pain, 39: 38–41. doi: 10.1046/j.1526-4610.1999.3901038.x
- Issue published online: 17 JUN 2002
- Article first published online: 17 JUN 2002
- Accepted for publication April 28, 1998.
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Sudden death occurring in a young man with Chiari-1 malformation after repeated attacks of headache and syncope that had been diagnosed as basilar migraine is reported. Autopsy revealed only Chiari malformation and syringomyelia. The ominous potential of syncope in this syndrome is emphasized.