Angiogram of DVA

Case contributed by Dr Donna D'Souza
Modality: DSA (angiography)

DVA fills with contrast in the venous phase.

Case Discussion

Developmental venous anomaly (DVA), also known as cerebral venous angioma, is a congenital malformation of veins which drain normal brain. They were thought to be rare before cross-sectional imaging but are now recognised as being the most common cerebral vascular malformation, accounting for ~55% of all such lesions.

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Case Information

rID: 3831
Case created: 18th Jun 2008
Last edited: 23rd Nov 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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