Cerebral arteriovenous malformation
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Incidental finding in an oncologic patient.
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Left brain arteriovenous malformation predominantly cortical and extended toward the splenium. Vascular dilatation is present in the left ambient cistern. There are vascular calcifications.
The midline structures are slightly deflected to the right.
Acknowledgment: Dr.ssa Eleonora Renzi
This case demonstrates an extensive left arteriovenous malformation involving the left temporal and occipital lobes and showing a diffuse/proliferative nidus. Large and tortuous venous vessels are seen draining parently to the superior sagittal sinus, left transverse sinus and internal cerebral veins.