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Treatment of an infantile aneurysm of the vein of Galen by total excision: a case report.

Authors
  • Daszkiewicz, Paweł
  • Roszkowski, Marcin
  • Grajkowska, Wiesława
Type
Published Article
Journal
Folia neuropathologica / Association of Polish Neuropathologists and Medical Research Centre, Polish Academy of Sciences
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2003
Volume
41
Issue
2
Pages
111–118
Identifiers
PMID: 12899204
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The paper presents a case of an aneurysm of the vein of Galen (VGA) in an infant, successfully treated by total open surgical excision (after previous ineffective embolisation). Current strategies of management of these rare yet potentially disastrous lesions are discussed and pertinent literature is reviewed.

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