Craniosynostosis- sagittal- with Dandy-Walker malformation and hydrocephalus

Overview

Craniosynostosis, sagittal, with Dandy-Walker malformation and hydrocephalus: A very rare disorder characterized primarily by the premature fusion of skull bones (sagittal), the Dandy-Walker malformation and a buildup of fluid in the brain (hydrocephalus). The Dandy-Walker malformation is where a cyst develops in the back of the brain and interferes with the movement of fluid through the brain resulting in an accumulation of fluid.

Symptoms

The list of signs and symptoms mentioned in various sources for Craniosynostosis, sagittal, with Dandy-Walker malformation and hydrocephalus includes the 8 symptoms listed below:

* Dandy-Walker malformation
* Hydrocephalus
* Premature fusion of skull bones
* Abnormal head shape
* Mental retardation
* Neurological problems
* Increased intracranial pressure
* Neurological symptoms

Diagnosis

The phrase “signs of Craniosynostosis, sagittal, with Dandy-Walker malformation and hydrocephalus” should, strictly speaking, refer only to those signs and symptoms of Craniosynostosis, sagittal, with Dandy-Walker malformation and hydrocephalus that are not readily apparent to the patient. The word “symptoms of Craniosynostosis, sagittal, with Dandy-Walker malformation and hydrocephalus” is the more general meaning; see symptoms of Craniosynostosis, sagittal, with Dandy-Walker malformation and hydrocephalus.

The signs and symptom information on this page attempts to provide a list of some possible signs and symptoms of Craniosynostosis, sagittal, with Dandy-Walker malformation and hydrocephalus. This medical information about signs and symptoms for Craniosynostosis, sagittal, with Dandy-Walker malformation and hydrocephalus has been gathered from various sources, may not be fully accurate, and may not be the full list of Craniosynostosis, sagittal, with Dandy-Walker malformation and hydrocephalus signs or Craniosynostosis, sagittal, with Dandy-Walker malformation and hydrocephalus symptoms. Furthermore, signs and symptoms of Craniosynostosis, sagittal, with Dandy-Walker malformation and hydrocephalus may vary on an individual basis for each patient. Only your doctor can provide adequate diagnosis of any signs or symptoms and whether they are indeed Craniosynostosis, sagittal, with Dandy-Walker malformation and hydrocephalus symptoms.

Treatment

* Neurology (Brain/CNS Specialists):
o Neurology (Brain/CNS Specialists)
o Pediatric Neurology (Child Brain Specialist)
o Pediatric Neurosurgery (Child Neurosurgeon)
o Clinical Neurophysiology
o Neurodevelopment Disabilities
o Neurosurgery
o Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine
o Neuroradiology
o Vascular Neurology
o Neuropathology
o Otology / Neurotology (Ear/Hearing Specialists)