Case Report

A severe case of astrogliosis and encephalomalacia in a neonate with a massive vein of Galen malformation (VGM)

F Ismail, N Khan, I van de Werke, R Ahmed
South African Journal of Radiology | Vol 15, No 2 | a324 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/sajr.v15i2.324 | © 2011 F Ismail, N Khan, I van de Werke, R Ahmed | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 24 February 2011 | Published: 31 May 2011

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F Ismail, University of Pretoria
N Khan, Kalafong Hospital University of Pretoria
I van de Werke, Kalafong Hospital, University of Pretoria
R Ahmed, Kalafong Hospital, University of Pretoria

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Abstract

Vein of Galen malformations (VGMs) are rare anomalies of intracranial circulation that constitute 1% of all intracranial vascular malformations. We describe a case of severe encephalomalacia associated with a VGM, which has not been previously described.

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vein of Galen malformation, astrogliosis, hydranencephaly

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