Dandy Walker Syndrome

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Dandy Walker Syndrome
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A condition which affects the brain development, primarily involving the cerebellum (an area at the back of the brain which controls movement) and the fluid-filled areas surrounding it.

Symptoms include slow motor development and progressive enlargement in the skull at a young age.

In older children the condition can lead to vomiting, irritability, seizures, problems with the eyes, face and neck, abnormal breathing, convulsions, abnormal sized head and seizures.

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