International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
Call for Papers | Open Access | Double Blind Reviewed

ISSN: 2319-7064

Downloads: 115 | Weekly Hits: ⮙1 | Monthly Hits: ⮙1

Case Studies | Pediatrics | India | Volume 4 Issue 4, April 2015

Vein of Galen Malformation- A Unique Congenital Malformation

Dr. Nitin A Yelikar | Dr. Ayesha Imran

Abstract: Vein of Galen malformation (VGM) is a congenital arterio-venous fistula in the brain associated with cardiovascular and neurological complications leading to high morbidity and mortality. It may present from the newborn period to late childhood. We report a case of five month old male child who was admitted with increased head size since the age of one month, history of increased work of breathing since two days. Antifailure treatment was given. On correlating history, clinical examination, ultrasound of skull and two dimensional echo cardiography (2D-echo) the diagnosis of VGM with hydrocephalus with Atrial septal defect (ASD) with partial anomalous pulmonary venous drainage (PAPVD) was made. After stabilisation the child, embolisation was planned. This case deals with detection and management of VGM with hydrocephalus patient.

Keywords: Vein of Galen malformation, hydrocephalus

Edition: Volume 4 Issue 4, April 2015,

Pages: 637 - 639

How to Download this Article?

You Need to Register Your Email Address Before You Can Download the Article PDF

How to Cite this Article?

Dr. Nitin A Yelikar, Dr. Ayesha Imran, "Vein of Galen Malformation- A Unique Congenital Malformation", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), Volume 4 Issue 4, April 2015, pp. 637-639,

Similar Articles with Keyword 'Vein'

Downloads: 110

Dissertation Chapters, Pediatrics, Sudan, Volume 5 Issue 3, March 2016

Pages: 2020 - 2047

The Effectiveness of the Light Source Device on the Insertion of Cannulae into the Peripheral Veins in Children in Khartoum State Hospitals 2012

Amal Abdelgadir Ali Mohamed | Hassan Mohamed Ahmed | Djenta Saha

Share this Article

Downloads: 115

Informative Article, Pediatrics, India, Volume 7 Issue 2, February 2018

Pages: 1542 - 1542

Studying the Histomorphology of the Umbilical Cord Vessels with the Neonatal Profile: Experience at our Centre

Singh Parminder | Gupta Divya

Share this Article