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A case of Dandy-Walker syndrome.

Journal of the Korean Pediatric Society 1989;32(11):1586-1591.
Published online November 30, 1989.
A case of Dandy-Walker syndrome.
Kyung Hee Kim, Jong Leam Choi, Hyo Sook Hong, Wan Seop Kim
Department of Pediatrics, Presbyterian Medical Center, Chon Ju, Korea
Dandy-Walker 증후군 1례
김경희, 최종림, 홍효숙, 김완섭
전주 예수병원 소아과
Received: 20 April 1989   • Accepted: 7 July 1989
Abstract
Dandy-Walker syndrome is a developmental disorder of the brain associated with hydrocephalus, possterior fossa cyst and maldevelopment of the cerebellar vermis and is a result of outlet obstruction of the fourth ventricle. We experienced a case of a 6 day old male neonate who presented macrocephaly which revealed marked dilated fourth & lateral ventricle, large posterior fossa cyst and hypoplastic cerebellum, no vermis on Brain CT. So, he underwent lateral ventriculo-Peritoneal shunt and then his symptoms progressively improved. We present a case report with a brief review of the literature.
Key Words: Dandy-Walker syndrome


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