Arteriovenous malformations

Dr Donna D'Souza et al.

Arteriovenous malformations (AVMs) are characterised by an abnormal leash of vessels allowing for arteriovenous shunting. They can occur anywhere in the body but have a predilection towards the head and neck.  There is a direct arteriovenous communication with no intervening capillary bed. They can be congenital or acquired.

Classification

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Article information

rID: 932
System: Vascular
Section: Gamuts
Tag: refs
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Arteriovenous malformation (AVM)
  • AVM
  • Arteriovenous malformation
  • Arteriovenous malformations
  • Arteriovenous malformations (AVM's)

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    AVM T2
    Case 1: cerebral
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    Case 2: facial
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    Case 3: hand
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    Case 4: gluteal
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    Case 5: renal
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    Case 5: high flow AVM of the shoulder
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    Case 7: thigh
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    Case 8: hand
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    Case 9: cerebral
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    Case 10: forearm
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