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Term:
Vein of Galen Malformations (DOID:9007972)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
Lymphedema and Cerebral Arteriovenous Anomaly 
Vein of Galen Malformations +  
Congenital arteriovenous malformation involving the VEIN OF GALEN, a large deep vein at the base of the brain. The rush of arterial blood directly into the vein of Galen, without passing through the CAPILLARIES, can overwhelm the heart and lead to CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE.

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: Galen Malformations Veins ;   Malformations Vein, Galen
Primary IDs: MESH:D054080 ;   RDO:0007653
Definition Sources: MESH:D054080

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