Dandy-Walker malformation

Case contributed by Dr Heba Abdelmonem


Delayed motor milestones.

Patient Data

Age: 1 year
Gender: Female

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
Published: 24th May 2017
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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