Vein of Galen malformation

Case contributed by Dr Arthur Daire

Presentation

History of "arrested hydrocephalus".

Patient Data

Age: 4 years
Gender: Male
MRI

Large vein of Galen aneurysm flow void with significant local mass effect: compression of the aqueduct and 3rd ventricle anteriorly with secondary hydrocephalus. The inferior sagittal sinus is draining into the aneurysm directly and straight sinus draining out (as seen on T1W sagittal imaging)

Case Discussion

Large vein of Galen aneurysm compressing the 3rd ventricle and the aqueduct, with secondary hydrocephalus.

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Case information

rID: 25328
Case created: 20th Oct 2013
Last edited: 22nd Jul 2016
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