Developmental venous anomaly

Case contributed by Dr Paresh K Desai


Intra-cerebral hemorrhage

Patient Data

Age: 19
Gender: Female
DSA (angiography)

Venous angioma

Findings suggest venous angioma.

Case Discussion

The DSA images reveal a tuft of vessels terminating in a large vein which in turn is draining in the straight sinus.

The appearance is typical of "medusa head" of venous angioma.

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Case information

rID: 14200
Published: 6th Jul 2011
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included