Cerebral arteriovenous malformations

What is it?

A vascular malformation (AVM) is an abnormal collection or tangle of blood vessels in which blood flows directly from arteries into veins without passing through interconnecting capillaries.  

Which are the symptoms?

Symptoms usually appear in mid-life and most frequently are life-treathening as AVM rupture causes an intracranial hemorrhage bleeding possibly leading to coma and death if left untreated. Other symptoms include headache and seizures.  

How is it diagnosed?

Suggested exams

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