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.
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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.
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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.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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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8-10% of those were associated with Dandy-Walker malformation (DCM) indicating a common origin of these developmental anomalies.
Additional congenital malformation and syndromes (i.e., chromosomal anomalies, Dandy-Walker malformation, heterotopies, midline defects, and microcephaly) are also associated with cephaloceles.
Dandy-Walker malformation (DWM), a congenital anomaly of the posterior cranial fossa, characterized by the triad of cystic dilatation of the fourth ventricle, enlarged posterior fossa, and complete or partial agenesis or absence of the cerebellar vermis and hydrocephalus (1,2).
Dandy-Walker malformation is defined by enlarged posterior fossa, cystic dilatation of the fourth ventricle, and cerebellar hypoplasia.
Loukas, "Endoscopic third ventriculostomy with/without choroid plexus cauterization for hydrocephalus due to hemorrhage, infection, Dandy-Walker malformation, and neural tube defect: a meta-analysis," Child's Nervous System, vol.
Dandy-Walker malformation (DWM) is a posterior fossa anomaly characterized by hypoplasia and upward rotation of the cerebellar vermis and cystic dilation of the fourth ventricle.
Dandy-Walker malformation and Down syndrome association: Good developmental outcome and successful endoscopic treatment of hydrocephalus.
The most common reported malformation has been Dandy-Walker malformation, which is only found in complete trisomy 9 patients.
Enlarged cisterna magna and the Dandy-Walker malformation: factors associated with chromosome abnormalities.
Of these, 32/54 (59.2%) were for hydrocephalus/ventriculomegaly and 9/54 (16.6%) for suspected Dandy-Walker malformation. Other neurological indications included 'cysts' 'corpus callosal agenesis' and 'holoprosencephaly'
A 3-month-old male infant was initially diagnosed with a Dandy-Walker malformation based on head CT findings.