Developmental venous anomaly

Case contributed by Dr Tamsir Rongpipi

Presentation

Incidental finding.

Patient Data

Age: 75 years
Gender: Male
MRI

There is right cerebellar hemispheric venous angioma with draining vein to fourth ventricle. There is good delineation of the caput medusa like tributaries in SWAN Images.

Case Discussion

Developmental venous anomalies are the most frequently encountered cerebral vascular malformations. They are composed of dilated medullary veins converging centripetally into a large collecting venous system. They are usually asymptomatic. 

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Case information

rID: 68306
Published: 25th May 2019
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded
Institution: Apollo hospitals Guwahati

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