Orphanet: Spinal muscular atrophy Dandy Walker malformation cataracts syndrome

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Spinal muscular atrophy-Dandy-Walker malformation-cataracts syndrome

Disease definition

A rare neurologic disease characterized by bilateral cataract, Dandy-Walker malformation, and childhood onset of distal spinal muscular atrophy. Patients present with progressively deteriorating symmetrical distal muscle weakness and atrophy of the lower limbs (and, to a much lesser degree, also the upper limbs) and decreased tendon reflexes in the lower and upper limbs.


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s): -
  • Prevalence: <1 / 1 000 000
  • Inheritance: Unknown 
  • Age of onset: Infancy, Neonatal
  • ICD-10: G12.8
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: -
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: -
  • MedDRA: -
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