Vein of Galen aneurysmal malformation

Case contributed by Dr Hidayatullah Hamidi

Patient Data

Age: 2 years
Gender: Male

A large midline vascular avidly enhancing structure. Prominent adjacent veins and arteries.

Marked proximal triventricular hydrocephalus with periventricular leukoencephalopathy.

Case Discussion

Vein of Galen aneurysmal malformation is result of a cerebral arteriovenous fistula. It can present features of a left-to-right shunt and high-output cardiac failure.

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Case information

rID: 56683
Published: 16th Nov 2017
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: French Medical Institute for Mothers and Children

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