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Dandy-Walker Syndrome
Definition: 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)

Synonym(s): Dandy-Walker Malformation / Dandy-Walker Syndrome, Familial / Dandy Walker Malformation / Dandy Walker Syndrome / Dandy Walker Syndrome, Familial / Familial Dandy-Walker Syndrome / Malformation, Dandy-Walker / Syndrome, Dandy-Walker / Syndrome, Familial Dandy-Walker
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Broader term(s): - Cerebellar Diseases - Brain Diseases - Central Nervous System Diseases - Nervous System Diseases - Hydrocephalus - Nervous System Malformations

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      Diseases
          Congenital, Hereditary, and Neonatal Diseases and Abnormalities
              Infant, Newborn, Diseases
                  Hydrocephalus 
              Abnormalities
                  Nervous System Malformations 
      Diseases
          Nervous System Diseases
              Nervous System Malformations 
              Central Nervous System Diseases
                  Brain Diseases
                      Intracranial Hypertension
                          Hydrocephalus 
                      Hydrocephalus 
      Diseases
          Nervous System Diseases
              Central Nervous System Diseases
                  Brain Diseases
                      Cerebellar Diseases 

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