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Arnold-Chiari I Syndrome, Scoliosis and Syringomyelia

For a future without

Arnold-Chiari I Syndrome, Scoliosis and Syringomyelia

We investigate the following diseases

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Arnold-Chiari I

Arnold-Chiari I Syndrome (ACHS.I) is the herniation of the cerebellar tonsils through the foramen magnum into the spinal canal without any other malformation of the nervous system.

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Idiopathic Scoliosis

Idiopathic Scoliosis (I.SCO) is a lateral deviation of the spine. It is usually observed in the age of growth.

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Syringomyelia

Idiopathic Syringomyelia (I.SM) is characterized by the appearance of fluid-filled cystic cavities in the spinal cord.

The Filum Disease is caused by an abnormal traction of the filum terminale ligament. It manifests itself with symptoms and signs affecting the entire nervous system, skull and spine. All three conditions are the expressions of this disease and may share the same symptoms.

 

The Filum Disease

 

For a better future for the patients

 

At the "Chiari & Scoliosis & Syringomyelia Foundation we work to help patients suffering from the Filum Disease to receive the best possible treatment that improves their quality of life. We support research to help to broaden the understanding of this disease and promote training for all those specialists who are interested in learning about this condition, which is so common and yet so unknown until now.

Social Aid

We improve the future of patients affected by the Filum Disease. You can participate in helping them!

Research

We back research projects and ideas that help to innovate scientific knowledge, to fight the disease more efficiently.

Training

We promote teaching professionals who share our passion for science and the public dissemination of the findings about the condition.

We are a non-profit organization that exists thanks to donations and subsidies

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Communication

The Board of the Chiari & Scoliosis & Syringomyelia Private Foundation would like to remind interested patients that in compliance with one of CSSf’s founding objectives, namely social aid, and in the measures of the available financial resources, CSSf awards financial aid to cover part of the costs for the surgical procedure of the treatment…  

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Contact

E-mail: cssf@chiarifoundationbcn.com

C/ de Pedro i Pons, nº 9-11 (Edificio Masters), 3º 3ª

08034 Barcelona, Spain

Tel. +34 932 066 406

Fax. +34 932 066 403