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Dandy-Walker syndrome

Introduction: Dandy-Walker syndrome

Description of Dandy-Walker syndrome

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

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Dandy-Walker syndrome: A congenital abnormality of the central nervous system marked by failure of the midline structures of the cerebellum to develop, dilation of the fourth ventricle, and upward displacement of the transverse sinuses, tentorium, and torcula. Clinical features include occipital bossing, progressive head enlargement, bulging of anterior fontanelle, papilledema, ataxia, gait disturbances, nystagmus, and intellectual compromise. (From Menkes, Textbook of Child Neurology, 5th ed, pp294-5)
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Dandy-Walker syndrome: A congenital abnormality of the central nervous system marked by failure of the midline structures of the cerebellum to develop, dilation of the fourth ventricle, and upward displacement of the transverse sinuses, tentorium, and torcula. Clinical features include occipital bossing, progressive head enlargement, bulging of anterior fontanelle, papilledema, ataxia, gait disturbances, nystagmus, and intellectual compromise. (From Menkes, Textbook of Child Neurology, 5th ed, pp294-5).
Source: MeSH 2007

Dandy-Walker syndrome: Related Topics

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Dandy-Walker syndrome: Rare Disease

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

Dandy-Walker syndrome 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 syndrome, or a subtype of Dandy-Walker syndrome, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
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Dandy-Walker syndrome as a Disease

Dandy-Walker syndrome (medical condition): See Dandy-Walker Syndrome (disease information).
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Dandy-Walker syndrome: Related Diseases

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Dandy-Walker syndrome: Article Excerpts

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

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Dandy-Walker syndrome: Related Disease Topics

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Broader terms for Dandy-Walker syndrome

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Hierarchical classifications of Dandy-Walker syndrome

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