Definitions for dandy-walker syndrome
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word dandy-walker syndrome
U.S. National Library of Medicine
A congenital abnormality of the central nervous system marked by failure of the midline structures of the cerebellum to develop, dilation of the fourth ventricle, and upward displacement of the transverse sinuses, tentorium, and torcula. Clinical features include occipital bossing, progressive head enlargement, bulging of anterior fontanelle, papilledema, ataxia, gait disturbances, nystagmus, and intellectual compromise. (From Menkes, Textbook of Child Neurology, 5th ed, pp294-5)
Find a translation for the dandy-walker syndrome definition in other languages:
Select another language:
Discuss these dandy-walker syndrome definitions with the community:
Word of the Day
Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"dandy-walker syndrome." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 28 Jan. 2015. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/dandy-walker syndrome>.