What types of brain malformations occur in the cerebellum?

Many. Dany-walker cyst, chiari ii malformation, arachnoid cysts, vein of galen aneurysm, inferior vermian hypoplasia, cerebellar hypoplasia and ependymal tumors can all present in the posterior brain fossa of fetuses or children.
Several. Include absence of cerebellum, small cerebellum called cerebellum hypo plasma, midline hypoplasia, congenital tumors.

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What symptoms do people with brain malformations usually have?

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