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The Chiari Challenge – Managing an Increasingly Common Condition

Has your child recently been diagnosed with a structural defect of the cerebellum known as a Chiari malformation? This scary-sounding, but relatively common condition is often discovered accidentally when children are screened for a different issue. Most children have no symptoms, and those who do may report nonspecific ones like headache and neck pain associated […]

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Football Collision Leads to Near-Fatal Head Injury

After receiving a concussion during recess, a fourth grader was transported to the Children’s Dallas Level 1 Trauma Center. Follow a pictorial look at Ethan’s journey. It was a typical day at recess for fourth-grader Ethan Fox. But while playing a football game with his friends on May 29, 2012, an accident on the field […]

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