Chronic cerebral herniation in shunted Dandy-Walker malformation

T. P. Naidich, M. A. Radkowski, David G McLone, J. Leestma

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Abstract

A review of serial computed tomography (CT) scans of 25 patients with the Dandy-Walker malformation revealed six patients with chronic downward transincisural herniation of the cerebrum after shunt decompression of the posterior fossa cyst or malfunction of a lateral ventricular drainage catheter, or both. Chronic cerebral herniation was detected postmortem in a seventh patient with the Dandy-Walker malformation. The CT findings and autopsy appearance of this previously undescribed feature of shunted Dandy-Walker malformation are illustrated.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)431-434
Number of pages4
JournalRadiology
Volume158
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1986

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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