Frequently Asked Questions1. Which specialist doctor nomally manages Dandy Walker Syndrome?
A neurologist and physiotherapist manage such children
2. If you have one baby with Dandy Walker Syndrome could your next baby have it to?
It is a genetically sporadic disorder. Parents should consult an obstetrician or geneticist.
3. Is complete recovery possible in children with Dandy Walker syndrome?
The outcome is variable. Some children recover completely following surgical corrections like use of shunts, but others do not benefit much.
4. Is Dandy Walker syndrome fatal?
Dandy Walker syndrome may be associated with high mortality. Congenital malformations can lead to death.
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