Dandy-Walker syndrome

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Dandy-Walker syndrome

 [dan´de-wawk´er]
congenital hydrocephalus due to obstruction of the foramina of Magendie and Luschka.

Dan·dy-Walk·er syn·drome

(dan'dē wah'kĕr), [MIM*220200]
developmental anomaly of the fourth ventricle associated with atresia of the foramina of Luschka and Magendie that results in cerebellar hypoplasia, hydrocephalus, and posterior fossa cyst formation.

Dan·dy-Walk·er syn·drome

(dan'dē waw'kĕr sin'drōm)
Developmental anomaly of the fourth ventricle associated with atresia of the foramina of Luschka and Magendie that results in cerebellar hypoplasia, hydrocephalus, and posterior fossa cyst formation.

Dandy,

Walter Edward, U.S. surgeon, 1886-1946.
Dandy ventriculostomy
Dandy clamp
Dandy forceps
Dandy hemostat
Dandy nerve hook
Dandy neurosurgical scissors
Dandy operation
Dandy suction tube
Dandy-Walker syndrome - developmental anomaly of the fourth ventricle associated with atresia of the foramina of Luschka and Magendie that results in cerebellar hypoplasia, hydrocephalus, and posterior fossa cyst formation.

Walker,

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.
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Lydia was born with a rare condition called Dandy Walker syndrome, which causes a build-up of fluid to her brain, meaning her head can swell to nearly twice its usual size.
A brain MRI showed severe vermis hypoplasia, molar tooth sign, agenesis of corpus callosum, retrocerebellar enlargement (variant Dandy Walker syndrome?) and colpocephaly.
Upon birth, the child was found to have Dandy Walker syndrome, a malformation of the brain affecting mobility.
Dandy Walker syndrome: This anomaly comprises agenesis of the cerebellar vermis with cystic dilation of the 4th ventricle, enlargement of the posterior fossa and hydrocephalus.
While deafness is the main disability represented in our film, we have kids with Dandy Walker Syndrome, Aspergers, and one who survived being born drug addicted.
Cephaloceles are commonly associated with malformation syndromes (neurofibromatosis, Dandy Walker syndrome, septo-optic dysplasia, etc.), heterotopias, cleft palate, other midline anomalies, craniostenosis, agenesis of the corpus callosum, brainstem anomalies, etc.
Firefighter Alan Galt met Tamara Wyatt's family when he found out his unborn child had been diagnosed with a rare brain disorder called Dandy Walker syndrome. Tamara, 14, from Croxteth, has the same illness and Alan was amazed to find a family who could explain it to him so near to his Everton home.
The youngster suffers from the congenital brain condition called Dandy Walker Syndrome which can affect one in 80,000 children from birth.
Three infants were diagnosed with meningomyelocele and one with Dandy Walker syndrome.
(1.) National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, "NINDS Dandy Walker Syndrome Information page.
She added that when her unborn child was eventually diagnosed with Dandy Walker Syndrome, she began to grieve.