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J Indian Soc Pedod Prev Dent. 2020 Jan-Mar;38(1):94-96. doi: 10.4103/JISPPD.JISPPD_343_18.

A rare case of Dandy-Walker syndrome in the 12-year-old girl.

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Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, University College of Medical Sciences (University of Delhi) and GTB Hospital, New Delhi, India.

Abstract

Dandy-Walker syndrome (DWS) is a rare congenital cystic malformation of the posterior cranial fossa. Patients show signs and symptoms of complex clinical manifestations, ranging from cranial nerve and cerebellar dysfunctions to extracranial abnormalities, which may pose challenges in dental management. This article represents a rare case of a 12-year-old girl with DWS along with the involvement of the oral cavity.

KEYWORDS:

Dandy–Walker syndrome; dental consideration; poor motor coordination

PMID:
32174637
DOI:
10.4103/JISPPD.JISPPD_343_18
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