Cerebral arteriovenous malformation

Case contributed by Dr David Cuete


Female with recent history of an AVM.

Patient Data

Age: 30

CTA confirms the presence of a left temporal lobe arteriovenous malformation (AVM) which appears to receive the vast majority of its supply from the left middle cerebral artery. Also observed is a intranidal aneurym.

Enlarged cerebral vein draining into the superior sagittal sinus at the convexity and vein of Galen.

Case Discussion

This case demonstrates characteristic CT and CTA appearances of a cerebral arteriovenous malformation (AVM).

The key of imaging aims include identifying the feeder arteries, draining veins and classifying the AVM.

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Case information

rID: 43729
Case created: 23rd Mar 2016
Last edited: 24th Mar 2016
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