Dandy Walker variant

Case contributed by Dr Prashant Mudgal


Young child presented with epilepsy.

Patient Data

Age: 2 years
Gender: Male

There is hypoplasia of inferior vermis. The fourth ventricle is slightly enlarged and communicating dorsally with enlarged cisterna magna through a slit like opening creating characteristic ''key hole'' deformity suggestive of Dandy Walker variant.

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Case information

rID: 35434
Published: 6th Apr 2015
Last edited: 12th Oct 2020
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