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Dandy-Walker cyst

Introduction: Dandy-Walker cyst

Description of Dandy-Walker cyst

Dandy-Walker cyst (medical condition): A congenital brain malformation characterized by increased fluid in the brain....more »

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Dandy-Walker Syndrome:
  »Introduction: Dandy-Walker Syndrome
  »Symptoms of Dandy-Walker Syndrome
  »Treatments for Dandy-Walker Syndrome

Dandy-Walker cyst: A congenital malformation of a cyst in the fourth ventricle of the brain. The cyst prevents fluid drainage and hence results in hydrocephalus.

Dandy-Walker cyst: Related Topics

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Dandy-Walker cyst: Rare Disease

Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Dandy-Walker cyst is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Dandy-Walker cyst, or a subtype of Dandy-Walker cyst, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Dandy-Walker cyst as a Disease

Dandy-Walker cyst: Another name for Dandy-Walker Syndrome (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Dandy-Walker Syndrome
  »Symptoms of Dandy-Walker Syndrome
  »Treatments for Dandy-Walker Syndrome

Dandy-Walker cyst: Related Diseases

Dandy-Walker cyst: Dandy-Walker cyst is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Symptoms of Dandy-Walker cyst (Dandy-Walker Syndrome)

Some of the symptoms of Dandy-Walker cyst incude:

Treatments for Dandy-Walker cyst (Dandy-Walker Syndrome)

Treatments for Dandy-Walker cyst (Dandy-Walker Syndrome) include:

  • Ventriculoperitoneal shunt

Treatment of Dandy-Walker cyst: For more treatment information about Dandy-Walker cyst, see treatment of Dandy-Walker Syndrome (Dandy-Walker cyst)

Dandy-Walker cyst: Article Excerpts about Dandy-Walker Syndrome

Dandy-Walker syndrome is a congenital brain malformation involving the fourth ventricle and cerebellum. (Source: excerpt from NINDS Dandy-Walker Syndrome Information Page: NINDS)

Dandy-Walker cyst: Related Disease Topics

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