Disease Information for Vein of Galen/AVM congenital

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Engorged scalp veins
Anorexia in Infant
Failure to Thrive
Failure to Thrive Child
Failure to thrive/infant sign
Feeding/Apetite Problems Child
Mental Deficiency Child
Macrocephaly/Large head
Megalocephaly
Skull/head enlargement
Demographics & Risk Factors
Past History
Past history/Congestive heart failure
Diagnostic Test Results
Other Tests & Procedures
Lumbar puncture/Increased CSF pressure/LP test
CT Scan
MRI/Head Scan Abnormal
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Arteriovenous fistula
Cerebral AV malformation
Cerebral vascular accident
Congestive heart failure
Epilepsy
Hydrocephalus
Intracranial Mass/Effect
Mental retardation
Prematurity/infant
Intracranial Lesion
Mass in Brain
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Cardiovascular (category)
CLASS/Neurologic (category)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/CSF Pressure Increased
Process
PROCESS/Congenital/developmental (category)
PROCESS/Congenital CNS disorder (ex)
Definition

Syndrome appears at or shortly after birth; AV Malformation deep in brain at Vein of Galen; characterized by large head, hydrocephalus, scalp vein distension,Seizures, failure to thrive, Congestive heart failure; Survivors often remain developmentally repaired; Pathophysiology is shunting arterial to venous side on circulatory system; no known treatment

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