Lewis was born with Arnold Chiari Malformation, where the lower parts of the brain have been pushed downwards towards the spinal cord so they are below the entrance to the skull.
What does CM stand for?
CM stands for Chiari Malformation
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When part of the cerebellum is located below the foramen magnum, it is called a Chiari malformation.
First described by German physician Hans Chiari in the 1890s, Chiari malformation ranges from nearly symptomless cases to severe ones that can include continuous headaches, neck and shoulder pain, dizziness, nausea, slurred speech, weakness in the limbs, sleep apnea, even paralysis.
He added: "What the MRI scan showed was Halgrit had a hernia at the back of the brain or what is known as a Chiari Malformation.
I was diagnosed at 19 with chiari malformation, whichmymumwas diagnosed with 21 years ago.
Darren Norton, from Great Barr, fears more people in Britain could be suffering Chiari Malformation (CM).
Chiari malformations (CMs) are structural defects in the cerebellum, the part of the brain that controls balance.