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Year : 1997  |  Volume : 45  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 174--176

Cerebral parenchymal calcification in a child with vein of galen malformation : role of medullary veins.

PN JayakuJan-Mar, PS Chandra, Chandra P Satish 
 Department of Neuroradilogy, National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences (NIMHANS), Bangalore - 560 029, India

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PN JayakuJan-Mar
Department of Neuroradilogy, National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences (NIMHANS), Bangalore - 560 029
India

A child with vein of Galen malformation whose CT scan showed extensive parenchymal calcification on follow-up, is presented. The possible role of differential venous pressures and medullary veins in the pathogenesis of cerebral calcification in our patient is discussed.


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JayakuJan-Mar P, Chandra P, Satish CP. Cerebral parenchymal calcification in a child with vein of galen malformation : role of medullary veins. Neurol India 1997;45:174-176


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JayakuJan-Mar P, Chandra P, Satish CP. Cerebral parenchymal calcification in a child with vein of galen malformation : role of medullary veins. Neurol India [serial online] 1997 [cited 2019 Sep 16 ];45:174-176
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