Developmental venous anomaly entire right cerebral hemisphere

Case contributed by Dr Chris O'Donnell

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Unusual intermittent left hemisensory symptoms ? seizure

Patient Data

Age: 40
Gender: Female

Gross developmental venous anomaly of almost the entire right hemipshere as compared with the left. Note the paucity of right cortical veins on the MRV (except for a prominent anastomotic vein of Trolard) and the plethora of enhancing draining veins on the right entering enlarged subependymal veins.

Case Discussion

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

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Case Information

rID: 31659
Case created: 19th Oct 2014
Last edited: 21st Feb 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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