Dandy-Walker syndrome. Clinical analysis of 23 cases.

  title={Dandy-Walker syndrome. Clinical analysis of 23 cases.},
  author={Raymond Sawaya and R L Mclaurin},
  journal={Journal of neurosurgery},
  volume={55 1},
A clinical analysis of 23 patients with Dandy-Walker malformation indicates that more than 85% of them were diagnosed at or before 1 year of age, and that the incidence of associated anomalies is approximately 50%, with a 17% incidence for agenesis of the corpus callosum. The significance of the presence of these anomalies is substantiated by the fact that of the seven deaths recorded, six were related to this disease and five were affected by associated anomalies. The high mortality rate (26… CONTINUE READING
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