How is Dandy-Walker syndrome treated?

Answer The primary treatment for DWM and associated hydrocephalus is the placement of a ventriculoperitoneal (VP) shunt

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Who discovered the dandy walker syndrome?

When was Dandy-Walker syndrome found?

Walter E. Dandy and Arthur E. Walker described the signs and symptoms of the condition in the early 1900s

Life expectancy of a child with dandy walker syndrome?

there is none if you get the right treatment because I have it

What is the life expectancy for a baby with dandy walker syndrome?

My daughter was diagnosed with Dandy Walker syndrome when she was 5. She is now a young woman of 36. Her shunt has been replaced once since the first one. And has borne 6 children!