Developmental venous anomalies (DVA) with caput medusae

Case contributed by Dr Neil Lall


Mild learning delay

Patient Data

Age: 9
Gender: Female

Large right frontal lobe and smaller right occipital lobe area of caput medusae appearance of small radially oriented veins emptying into a larger linear vein that drains superficially.

Case Discussion

Images demonstrate typical appearance of development venous anomalies, without associated cavernous malformation.

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Case information

rID: 46258
Published: 29th Jun 2016
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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