Vein of Galen malformation

Landis, Mark S.
October 2006
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/24/2006, Vol. 175 Issue 9, p1059
Academic Journal
The article presents clinical information about vein of Galen malformations. Vein of Galen malformation are rare congenital vascular abnormalities resulting in a direct communication between the cerebral arteries and the deep draining veins of the posterior cerebral fossa. The disease is usually diagnosed on antenatal ultrasonography in the third trimester of pregnancy.


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