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2013-02-06-11 Vein of Galen malformation © Natalya Miheeva www.TheFetus.net


Vein of Galen malformation


Natalya Miheeva, MD


Belarus


Case report

Following images show a case of vein of Galen malformation seen at 36 weeks of pregnancy.

Images 1, 2, and 3: 36 weeks of pregnancy; images 1, 2 show transverse scan of the fetal head with dilated vein of Galen (turbulent flow within the vein shows image 2). Image 3 shows four chamber view of dilated fetal heart due to 
high-output congestive heart failure. There is also a thin layer of pericardial effusion.

 



Video 1: 36 weeks of pregnancy; the video shows transverse scan of the fetal head with dilated vein of Galen and turbulent flow within the vein.



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