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Encyclopedia > Vein of Galen

The vein of Galen (VG), also known as the great cerebral vein, is one of the large blood vessels in the skull draining the cerebrum (brain). It is prone to congenital defects, such as vein of Galen aneurysmal malformations (VGAM) and vein of Galen aneurysmal dilation (VGAD).


It is named after its discoverer, the Greek physician Galen.


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Vein of Galen - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (330 words)
The vein of Galen (VG), also known as the great cerebral vein, is one of the large blood vessels in the skull draining the cerebrum (brain).
It is prone to congenital defects, such as vein of Galen aneurysmal malformations (VGAM) and vein of Galen aneurysmal dilation (VGAD).
VEINS: axillary - brachial - radial - ulnar - median cubital - basilic - cephalic
Bioline International Official Site (site up-dated regularly) (5037 words)
Prenatal diagnosis of arteriovenous malformation of the vein of Galen.
Spontaneous thrombosis of vein of Galen aneurysmal malformation.
Spontaneous thrombosis of a vein of Galen aneurysm.
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