Dandy walker malformation

Case contributed by Dr Heba Mohamed

Presentation

Delayed milestones and enlarged head size.

Patient Data

Age: 10 m
Gender: Male
Modality: MRI

Axial images demonstrates large posterior fossa cyst communicating with the 4th ventricle together with hypoplasia of the cerebellum.

Sagittal images shows high riding trochlea

Dilated supra tentorial ventricular system

Case Discussion

MRI demonstrates large posterior fossa cyst communicating with the 4th ventricle associated with cerebellar hypoplasia. Sagittal images shows high riding trochlea with trochlear lambdoid inversion.

Supra tentorial hydrocephalus is in keeping with Dandy-Walker malformation.

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Case Information

rID: 47974
Case created: 11th Sep 2016
Last edited: 16th Feb 2017
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