Saratov JOURNAL of Medical and Scientific Research

A clinical case of hereditary hydrocephalus (Dandy-Walker's syndrome)

Year: 2016, volume 12 Issue: №4 Pages: 571-574
Heading: Pediatrics Article type: Case report
Authors: Chernenkov Yu.V., Nechaev V.N., Lysova Yu.V.
Organization: Saratov State Medical University

Congenital malformations are considered as one of the main causes of mortality and disability in early childhood. Congenital anomalies resulting in serious disorders often accompany pathology of the brain. The results of clinical observation and treatment of the patient with significant malformation of the central nervous system, hereditary hydrocephalus (Dandy — Walker's syndrome) have been presented in the work. The issues on early prenatal diagnosis and correction of this malformation in the neonatal period have been stressed.

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