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.

Dandy-Walker syndrome

congenital hydrocephalus due to obstruction of the foramina of Magendie and Luschka. A deformity in humans also recorded in dogs and sheep. Called also Dandy-Walker malformation.
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