Dandy-Walker complex

Case contributed by Dr Charlie Chia-Tsong Hsu

Patient Data

Age: 18
Gender: Male
CT

Vermis hypoplasia with an enlarged fourth ventricle communicating with the cistema magna. There is rotation of the hypoplastic cerebellar vermis and upward displacement of the torcular herophili. Associated agenesis of the corpus callosum with colpocephaly (appearance of disproportionate enlargement of the occipital horns). 

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Case Discussion

Dandy-Walker complex type A.

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Case information

rID: 20263
Case created: 8th Nov 2012
Last edited: 19th Dec 2015
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