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Spontaneous thrombosis of a large vein of galen malformation.
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PMID:  19558580     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
A large vein of Galen was diagnosed in a 9-month-old boy. This was not treated at birth, as there was no associated congestive heart failure. The patient was followed conservatively and follow-up magnetic resonance imaging showed increase in the size of the vein of Galen malformation. Subsequent cerebral angiogram demonstrated hypertrophied but thrombosed right posterior choroidal artery, suggesting spontaneous thrombosis of the arterial feeder and thus the embolization was not pursued.
Qaisar A Shah; Adnan I Qureshi
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of neuroimaging : official journal of the American Society of Neuroimaging     Volume:  21     ISSN:  1552-6569     ISO Abbreviation:  J Neuroimaging     Publication Date:  2011 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-01-04     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9102705     Medline TA:  J Neuroimaging     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  87-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2009 by the American Society of Neuroimaging.
From the Neurosciences Institute, Abington Memorial Hospital, Abington, PA (QAS); and Zeenat Qureshi Stroke Research Center, Department of Neurology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN (AIQ).
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