Veins of Labbé and Trolard

Case contributed by Dr Jose R Zuniga

Presentation

3 year old infant with speech delay.

Patient Data

Age: 3
Gender: Male
Modality: MRI

There is a venous structure in the right middle fossa that communicates the superficial middle cerebral vein and the transverse sinus, that is the vein of Labbé.

There is also a vein that connects the superficial middle cerebral vein with the superior sagital sinus, called the superior anastomotic vein, or vein of Trolard.

Case Discussion

These are anatomical variations and should not be considered as pathological.

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Case Information

rID: 28304
Case created: 20th Mar 2014
Last edited: 11th Sep 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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