Vein of Galen malformation

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard


Enlarging head circumference

Patient Data

Age: Child

MRI of the brain

Selected images from an MRI demonstrate a markedly enlarge flow void centrally, just above the pineal region, draining posteriorly to the sagittal sinus.

Case Discussion

Features characteristic of a vein of Galen malformation.

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Case information

rID: 10512
Published: 18th Aug 2010
Last edited: 26th Oct 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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