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Dandy-Walker Syndrome

"Dandy-Walker Syndrome" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A congenital abnormality of the central nervous system marked by failure of the midline structures of the cerebellum to develop, dilation of the fourth ventricle, and upward displacement of the transverse sinuses, tentorium, and torcula. Clinical features include occipital bossing, progressive head enlargement, bulging of anterior fontanelle, papilledema, ataxia, gait disturbances, nystagmus, and intellectual compromise. (From Menkes, Textbook of Child Neurology, 5th ed, pp294-5)


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Dandy-Walker Syndrome" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Dandy-Walker Syndrome" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 20 publications over 14 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 1994 and 1995
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