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DANDY, Walter Edward

  • Peter Beighton
  • Greta Beighton

Abstract

DANDY-WALKER syndrome is a developmental defect of the foramina of Luschka and Magendie, which presents as hydrocephalus in infancy. Aetiological heterogeneity is likely and there is evidence for autosomal recessive inheritance in some instances.

Keywords

Ventricular System Johns Hopkins Hospital Autosomal Recessive Inheritance Sixtieth Birthday Special Talent 
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References

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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag London Limited 1997

Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter Beighton
    • 1
  • Greta Beighton
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Human GeneticsUniversity of Cape Town Medical SchoolSouth Africa

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