Dandy-Walker malformation

Case contributed by Dr Heba Mohamed

Presentation

Delayed motor milestones.

Patient Data

Age: 1 year
Gender: Female
CT

Large posterior fossa cyst communicating with the 4th ventricle, associated with cerebellar and vermian hypoplasia.

Markedly dilated ventricular system.

Case Discussion

One year old with delayed motor milestones. Head CT shows the classic appearance of Dandy-Walker malformation with concomitant hydrocephalus, which is a very common finding, occuring in 70-90% of cases.

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Case information

rID: 53522
Case created: 22nd May 2017
Last edited: 26th May 2017
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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