Dandy-Walker Malformation

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A condition characterized by a cyst in a portion of the brain known as the cerebellum, which is involved in coordinating the muscles and maintaining equilibrium. The cyst may interfere with the body’s ability to drain fluid from the brain and spine, resulting in hydrocephalus, or enlargement of the head.

Learn more about Dandy-Walker malformation in Related Articles: First and Second Pharyngeal Arch Syndromes

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