Hemorrhagic developmental venous anomaly

Case contributed by Dr Anar Kazimov


Headache and seizure

Patient Data

Age: 40 years
Gender: Female

There is a hemorrhagic lesion in right frontal subcortical white matter. After intravenous contrast administration there is a small developmental venous anomaly is seen, which is thought to be a cause for hemorrhage. 

Case Discussion

In this case after intravenous contrast media administration we see the caput medusae sign just adjacent to the hemorrhagic mass in right frontal lobe which is typical for cerebral venous angioma. In rare cases the patient can present with hemorrhage.  

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Case information

rID: 56745
Case created: 19th Nov 2017
Last edited: 30th Nov 2017
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