The Cognitive Neuroscience Journal

Case Report - The Cognitive Neuroscience Journal (2018) Volume 1, Issue 1

Endovascular treatment of vein of Galen aneurysmal malformation of mural type

Vein of Galen aneurysmal malformations (VGAM) usually have multiple arteriovenous connections draining into an enlarged embryonic precursor of the vein of Galen and can be classified in choroidal and mural types. Clinical presentation includes headache, seizure, hydrocephalus and congestive heart failure. Embolization is the first treatment option. This report describes a case of successfully embolization VGAM of mural type performed in a child achieving total cure.

Author(s): Luana Antunes Maranha Gatto, Zeferino Demartini Jr, Gelson Luis Koppe

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