Vein of Galen aneurysm associated with dural AVM and straight sinus thrombosis

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  • 1 Department of Neurological Surgery, Seattle Veterans Administration Medical Center, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington
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✓ A 64-year-old man presented with symptoms of obstructive hydrocephalus secondary to a vein of Galen aneurysm associated with a dural arteriovenous malformation and straight sinus thrombosis. The interrelationship of these lesions and their clinical and radiological features are discussed. It is proposed that in this case sinus thrombosis was the primary event in the subsequent development of the other lesions.

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Dr. Mayberg is a recipient of the Young Clinician Investigator Award of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons.

Address reprint requests to: Marc R. Mayberg, M.D., Neurosurgery Section, Seattle Veterans Administration Medical Center, 1660 Columbian Way, Seattle, Washington 98108.
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