Dandy-Walker malformation and absent corpus callosum

Case contributed by Dr Chris O'Donnell

Presentation

Headache and altered conscious state ? blocked shunt

Patient Data

Age: 50
Gender: Male

Case Discussion

Typical features of DW malformation with absent vermis and communication of the IVth ventricle with the cisterna magnum.  Note elevation of the tentorium.  Other midline anomalies are present including absence of the corpus callosum (arrow).
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Case information

rID: 20734
Case created: 9th Dec 2012
Last edited: 9th Feb 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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