Walker-Warburg syndrome

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Walker-Warburg syndrome

Etymology: Arthur Earl Walker, American surgeon, b. 1907; Mette Warburg, Danish ophthalmologist, 20th century
a congenital syndrome, usually fatal before the age of 1 year, consisting of hydrocephalus, agyria, various ocular anomalies such as retinal dysplasia, corneal opacity, or microphthalmia, and sometimes encephalocele. Also called HARD syndrome, Walker's lissencephaly, Warburg's syndrome.


Arthur Earl, U.S. neurologist, 1907–
Dandy-Walker syndrome - see under Dandy
Walker tractotomy - a mesencephalic spinothalamic tractotomy.
Walker-Warburg syndrome - a congenital disorder, usually fatal before age one.


Mette, 20th century Danish ophthalmologist.
Norrie-Warburg syndrome - Synonym(s): Norrie disease
Walker-Warburg syndrome - see under Walker, Arthur Earl
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