Dandy-Walker syndrome

Overview

Dandy-Walker syndrome is a congenital brain condition affecting the cerebellum, the part of the brain controlling movement. The condition often occurs in infancy.

Symptoms

Symptoms can include an enlarged skull due to fluid buildup in the brain, motor delays, and unsteadiness.

Treatments

Treatment may involve using a head shunt to drain excess fluid.

Last Updated Jun 13, 2017


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