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Joseph Junewick, MD FACR
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Dandy-Walker Cyst with Occipital Meningocele

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Anatomy: Brain-Spine
Joseph Junewick, MD FACR
Diagnostic Category: Developmental or Congenital
Created: over 10 years ago
Updated: over 10 years ago
Tags: PEDS
Modality/Study Types: MR
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Newborn with macrocephaly.

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Dandy-Walker Cyst with Occipital Meningocele


MR – Large posterior fossa fluid collection protruding through osseous defect in the occiput, cerebellar hemispheric hypoplasia, vermian agenesis and collosal agenesis.


Dandy-Walker cyst herniation through an occipital defect is rare.


Lee W, et al. Prenatal diagnosis of herniate Dandy-Walker cysts. J Ultrasound Med (2005); 24:841-848.

Nishimaki S, et al. A case of Dandy-Walker malformation associated with occipital meningocele, microophthalmia and cleft palate. Pediatric Radiol (1990); 20:608-609.

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