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Dandy-Walker Syndrome is a congenital brain malformation involving the cerebellum and the fluid-filled spaces around it. The symptoms of Dandy-Walker syndrome often occur in early infancy.
Treatment for individuals with Dandy-Walker Syndrome generally consists of treating the associated problems, if needed.
The effect of Dandy-Walker Syndrome on intellectual development is variable, with some children having normal cognition and others never achieving normal intellectual development even when the excess fluid buildup is treated early and correctly.
Symptoms of Dandy Walker Syndrome, which often occur in early infancy, include slow motor development and progressive enlargement of the skull.