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Dandy-Walker Malformation (DWM) – Tetra-Ventriculomegaly

4D Ultrasound - Obstetric Ultrasound - Fetal Neurosonography - Dandy-Walker Malformation (DWM)

Dandy-Walker Malformation (DWM) – Tetra-Ventriculomegaly

In this lecture you will learn how to image and diagnose Dandy-Walker malformation (DWM) using 2D and 3D/4D ultrasonography.

Dandy-Walker Malformation (DWM) is characterized by the association of:

  1. Hydrocephalus of variable degree of the all ventricular cavities of the brain (tetra-ventriculomegaly).
  2. Cyst in the posterior cranial fossa.
  3. Cerebellar inferior vermian defect through which,
  4. The cyst communicates with the fourth ventricle.

In this HD p720 video lecture you will learn about (click here to download full lecture):

  • Etiology of DWM.
  • Embryologic Basis of DWM.
  • Dandy-Walker Postulate.
    • Theory of Benda.
    • Theory of Gardner.
  • DWM Continuum (Spectrum).
  • Ultrasound Diagnosis with all ultrasound modalities.

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