Developmental venous anomaly (DVA) - cerebellar

Case contributed by Dr Ayaz Hidayatov


Young female presented with a headache and vertigo

Patient Data

Age: 20-25
Gender: Female

CTA demonstrates developmental venous anomaly (DVA) in the left cerebellar hemisphere, with multiple radiating veins and draining into the posterior aspect of straight sinus.

Case Discussion

This case shows typical findings of the developmental venous anomaly (DVA) or venous angioma with “Medusa head” sign. In most cases, DVA depicts incidentally.

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Case information

rID: 64049
Published: 1st Nov 2018
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Medistyle hospital

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