Developmental venous anomaly

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio



Patient Data

Age: 25
Gender: Male

CT Brain + CT Venogram

On non-contrast study is seen a hyperattenuating groove that seens to be a large vein draining into the sagittal sinus on right frontal lobe. After contrast administration this confirms to be a anomalous drainage vein.


MRI Venogram

The MRV study confirms the venous malformation which drain normal brain.

Case Discussion

A developmental venous anomaly is a congenital malformation of veins which drain normal brain.

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Case information

rID: 27591
Case created: 9th Feb 2014
Last edited: 16th Jan 2016
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