Acta Scientific Neurology (ASNE) (ISSN: 2582-1121)

Case Report Volume 4 Issue 12

Intermittent Headache and Incidental Vein Aneurysm of Galen: A Case Report

Faruk Altinel1* and Cihan Altin2

1Associate Professor, Baskent University, Izmir Zübeyde Hanım Hospital, Neurosurgery Clinic, Turkey
2Associate Professor, Izmir University of Economics, Medical Park Hospital Cardiology Clinic Izmir, Turkey

*Corresponding Author: Faruk Altinel, Associate Professor, Baskent University, Izmir Zübeyde Hanım Hospital, Neurosurgery Clinic, Turkey.

Received: October 19, 2021; Published: November 16, 2021


Vein of Galen malformations is found in 1% of all intracranial malformations. Although an aneurysm is only used for arterial lesions, a vein of Galen aneurysm is also not a misnomer. Vein of Galen malformations causes poor clinical outcomes with a 76.7% mortality rate if left untreated. In this article, we present the anatomy of the deep cerebral vein and a case of vein of Galen's aneurysmal malformation in a 57-year-old male patient.

Keywords: Vein of Galen; Aneurysm; Arteriovenous Malformation


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Citation: Faruk Altinel and Cihan Altin. “Intermittent Headache and Incidental Vein Aneurysm of Galen: A Case Report”. Acta Scientific Neurology 4.12 (2021): 33-36.


Copyright: © 2021 Faruk Altinel and Cihan Altin. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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