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Vein of Galen malformation

Stanley Hoang, Omar Choudhri, Michael Edwards, Raphael Guzman
Neurosurgical Focus 2009, 27 (5): E8
19877798
A vein of Galen malformation is a rare intracranial vascular lesion affecting the pediatric population. Its poor prognosis has been significantly improved with the development of endovascular embolization. In this paper the authors review the developmental mechanisms, clinical pathophysiology, and the available data on the management and outcome of the disease.

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