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Descriptor English:   Dandy-Walker Syndrome 
Descriptor Spanish:   Síndrome de Dandy-Walker 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Síndrome de Dandy-Walker 
Synonyms English:   Cyst, Dandy-Walker
Cysts, Dandy-Walker
Dandy Walker Complex
Dandy Walker Deformity
Dandy Walker Malformation
Dandy Walker Syndrome
Dandy Walker Syndrome, Familial
Dandy-Walker Complex
Dandy-Walker Complices
Dandy-Walker Cyst
Dandy-Walker Cysts
Dandy-Walker Deformities
Dandy-Walker Deformity
Dandy-Walker Malformation
Dandy-Walker Syndrome, Familial
Familial Dandy-Walker Syndrome
Hydrocephalus, Internal, Dandy-Walker Type
Hydrocephalus, Noncommunicating, Dandy-Walker Type
Luschka Magendie Foramina Atresia
Luschka-Magendie Foramina Atresia
Malformation, Dandy-Walker  
Tree Number:   C10.
Definition English:   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) 
History Note English:   1991(1970) 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications DI diagnosis
DG diagnostic imaging DH diet therapy
DT drug therapy EC economics
EM embryology EN enzymology
EP epidemiology EH ethnology
ET etiology GE genetics
HI history IM immunology
ME metabolism MI microbiology
MO mortality NU nursing
PS parasitology PA pathology
PP physiopathology PC prevention & control
PX psychology RT radiotherapy
RH rehabilitation SU surgery
TH therapy UR urine
VE veterinary VI virology
Record Number:   3635 
Unique Identifier:   D003616 

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