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Dandy-Walker cyst (medical condition): A congenital brain malformation characterized by increased fluid in the...more »
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.
These medical condition or symptom topics may be relevant to medical information for Dandy-Walker cyst:
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: 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: Dandy-Walker cyst is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:
Some of the symptoms of Dandy-Walker cyst incude:
Treatments for Dandy-Walker cyst (Dandy-Walker Syndrome) include:
Treatment of Dandy-Walker cyst: For more treatment information about Dandy-Walker cyst, see treatment of Dandy-Walker Syndrome (Dandy-Walker cyst)
Dandy-Walker syndrome is a congenital brain malformation involving the fourth ventricle and cerebellum. (Source: excerpt from NINDS Dandy-Walker Syndrome Information Page: NINDS)
These medical disease topics may be related to Dandy-Walker cyst:
Source - NIH
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