Cerebral arteriovenous malformation

Case contributed by Dr Heba Abdelmonem

Presentation

Convulsions.

Patient Data

Age: 4 years
Gender: Male

Small 21 x 23 mm nidus of malformed flow voids with serpiginous appearance in the right posterior parietal lobe. Arterial supply mostly derived from dilated right middle cerebral artery and venous drainage via the cortical veins into the superior sagittal sinus. No hemorrhage detected. No mass effect. The right internal carotid artery is mildly dilated.

Case Discussion

Findings are consistent with cerebral parenchymal arteriovenous malformation.

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Case information

rID: 63384
Published: 3rd Oct 2018
Last edited: 4th Oct 2018
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Zagazig University Hospital

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