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Dandy walker syndrome can it occur in adults?

Dandy Walker

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Dandy Walker is almost always a congenital lesion, meaning present at birth. This disorder can remain asymptomatic in childhood and later become symptomatic as an adult but that is uncommon.
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Is there anyone here that has known an adult with dandy-walker syndrome?

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people with Dandy walker often live into adulthood
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What is Dandy Walker Syndrome?

Congenital anomaly

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Dandy Walker is a congenital developmental abnormality of the cerebellum oftentimes including the development of a cyst in the cerebellum. typically, persons with this have abnormalities in walking and clumsiness.
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What is dandy- walker syndrome?

Congenital process

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This is a congenital process that involves maldevelopment of structures at the back part of the brain associated with enlargement of fluid spaces in that region. The link below is for a quick synopsis at the NIH website: http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/dandywalker/dandywalker.htm
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What is dandy-walker syndrome like?

Brain Disorder

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Dandy-Walker Syndrome is a neurological condition that occurs when part of the brain (the cerebellum) does not properly develop. This part of the brain helps to control movements as well as reflexes and perhaps some reflexive emotional responses as well. It can exist in mild to severe forms. For more info see http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/dandywalker/dandywalker.htm
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How can I best treat dandy walker syndrome?

Dandy Walker

Cyst
If the Dandy Walker is symptomatic the cyst can fenestrated or opened and sometimes a tube can be placed to divert the spinal fluid to another space such as the stomach.
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Please explain dandy-walker syndrome to me?

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Dandy–Walker syndrome (DWS), or Dandy–Walker complex, is a congenital brain malformation involving the cerebellum and the fluid filled spaces around it. A key feature of this syndrome is the partial or even complete absence of the part of the brain located between the two cerebellar hemispheres.
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What are the tests for Dandy-Walker syndrome?

Ultrasound, genetic

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Ultrasound, genetic
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What are the symptoms of dandy-walker syndrome?

Multiple

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slow motor development, lack of coordination, unsteadiness when moving, headaches, vomiting, etc. This condition can exist in mild, moderate, or severe forms depending on the degree of damage to the cerebellum (the part of the brain involved in this syndrome) For more information visit http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/dandywalker/dandywalker.htm
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What kind of condition is Dandy-Walker syndrome?

Rare disease

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is a congenital brain malformation involving the cerebellum and the fluid filled spaces around it. A key feature of this syndrome is the partial or even complete absence of the part of the brain located between the two cerebellar hemispheres.genetically sporadic disorder that occurs one in every 25,000 live births, mostly in females.
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