Galen's vein


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Galen's vein

[′gā·lənz ′vān]
(anatomy)
One of the two veins running along the roof the third ventricle that drain the interior of the brain.
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Proatlantal intersegmental arteries of external carotid artery origin associated with Galen's vein malformation.
Monitoring is indicated in cases of fetal arrhythmia, nonimmune hydrops, placental chorangioma, and aneurysm of Galen's vein.
She was recently involved in the evaluation of a complex aneurysm in Galen's vein, deep within the brain of a developing fetus.