Spontaneous thrombosis of vein of Galen aneurysmal malformation after ventriculoperitoneal shunting


KUZEYLI K. , Cakir E. , KARAARSLAN G., AHMETOGLU A. , PEKSOYLU B., YAZAR U. , ...More

JOURNAL OF CLINICAL NEUROSCIENCE, vol.11, no.4, pp.439-442, 2004 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 11 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.jocn.2003.03.008
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF CLINICAL NEUROSCIENCE
  • Page Numbers: pp.439-442

Abstract

Aneurysmal dilatation of the vein of Galen (AVG) is a common finding in vascular malformations that involve the Galenic system and spontaneous thrombosis is very rare. Although the presentation of the cases may differ with the age, the mortality and morbidity is high in all age groups.