Mathews Journal of Case Reports

2474-3666

Current Issue Volume 7, Issue 2 - 2022

Spontaneous Thrombosis of a Vein of Galen Malformation in the Adults: Case Report and a Review of the Literature

K Al Taha1*, N Tahhan2*#, C Dumot2, R Riva3, I Pelissou- Guyotat2

1 Department of Neurosurgery, Centre Hospitalier du Valais Romand, Sion, Switzerland

2Department of Vascular and Tumoral Neurosurgery, Hôpital Pierre Wertheimer, Hospices Civils de Lyon and Claude Bernard University of Lyon 1, Lyon, France

3Department of Interventional Radiology, Hôpital Pierre Wertheimer, Hospices Civils de Lyon and Claude Bernard University of Lyon 1, Lyon, France

Received Date: Jul 12, 2022

Published Date: Aug 05, 2022

*Co-authors: Dr Al Taha and Dr Tahhan

#Corresponding Author: Nadim Tahhan, Department of Vascular and Tumoral Neurosurgery, Hôpital Pierre Wertheimer, Hospices Civils de Lyon, Lyon, France. Tel: +33 675411335. Email: [email protected]

Citation: Tahhan N, et al. (2022). Spontaneous Thrombosis of a Vein of Galen Malformation in the adults: Case-Report and a review of the literature. Mathews J Case Rep. 7(2):74.

Copyrights: Tahhan N, et al. © (2022). 

ABSTRACT

The vein of Galen malformations (VGAMs) are usually found in childhood and rarely described in adult. There are two major types of presentation: hemodynamic failure in neonates due to massive shunt, and venous hypertension during infancy. VGAMs are treated by endovascular methods in the majority of cases. We present a rare case of a 40 years old patient with incidental finding of VGAM who presented a spontaneous thrombosis and a complete restoration of the deep venous system followed by a review of the literature of resembling cases.

Keywords: Vein of Galen malformation; deep venous system; spontaneous thrombosis; case report


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