Cerebral arteriovenous malformation

Case contributed by Dr Ian Bickle

Presentation

CT performed at any alternative institution - clinical indication unknown - reported as a cerebral AVM. MRI to assess further.

Patient Data

Age: 30 years old
Gender: Male

Convoluted vessels in the left frontal lobe with internal flow voids.

Feedings veseels from the anterior and middle cerebral artery derived vessels.

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

Case Discussion

Large cerebral arteriovenous malformation

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

Catheter angiography is typically performed prior to either radiological or surgical intervention.

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Case information

rID: 30198
Published: 20th Sep 2014
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
Tag: avm
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