Veins of Labbé and Trolard

Case contributed by Dr Jose R Zuniga


3 year old infant with speech delay.

Patient Data

Age: 3
Gender: Male

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
Published: 20th Mar 2014
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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