| Published: December 05, 2017
A Case Study on Dandy Walker Syndrome: Early Intervention and Rehabilitation
Dandy Walker Syndrome is hydrocephalus associated with a posterior fossa cyst and dysgenesis of the cerebellum.1 It is a rare abnormality of CNS with reported incidence of 1 in 25000 live births.2 This is a case of 5 year old male case with truncal attaxia, dysarthric, scanning speech, hypotonia, occular dysmetria, poor pursuit, poor fine motor control and poor balance and coordination. An early diagnosis resulted in early intervention in motor, speech, psychological and pre academics skills at child development centre. This case is successfully managed with conservative rehabilitation plan preparing him for normal school.
This is an Open Access Research distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (www.creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any Medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
© 2017 Bhalla N, Janrthan & Thapliyal G
Received: August 25, 2017; Revision Received: November 29, 2017; Accepted: December 05, 2017
Published in Volume 05, Issue 1, October-December, 2017