A mixed vascular malformation (MVM) is a relatively common congenital cerebral vascular malformation, most frequently comprising of a developmental venous anomaly and a cavernous malformation. As DVAs seldom bleed, the risk of a MVM is determined by the other component.
Please, refer to the articles on each specific condition for a broad discussion.
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