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2015-09-27  Vein of Galen aneurysm  © Tudor Iacovache  www.TheFetus.net

Vein of Galen aneurysm
Obstetrics and Gynecology Hospital, Brasov, Romania. 

Case report
 
Following images and videos show a case of Vein of Galen aneurysm in a dichorionic pregnancy in a woman with unremarkable history.
The pregnancy continued until 37 weeks, and the affected fetus died three days after delivery of heart failure.
 
 
Images 1, 2, 3: Axial 2D and color doppler examination of the fetal head and coronal view of the neck showing a dilated vascular structure in the midline of the head compatible with Vein of Galen aneurysm; and dilated internal jugular veins in the neck.

 

 
 
Videos 1, 2, 3: Axial 2D and color doppler videos of the fetal head and coronal view doppler video of the neck, showing Vein of Galen aneurysm, dilated transverse sinuses and internal jugular veins in the neck. Video 3 shows mild signs of overload of the right heart.


 
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