Cerebral arteriovenous malformation on non-contrast CT

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe


Fall with headstrike.

Patient Data

Age: 40
Gender: Male

Arteriovenous malformation is noted within the right parietal lobe with enlarged cortical veins draining to superior sagittal and straight sinuses and to the right choroid venous plexus / right internal cerebral vien (i.e. both deep and superficial venous drainage).

No intra- or extra-axial collection or acute hemorrhage identified. Grey-white differentiation is preserved. Ventricular size, sulcal pattern and basal cisterns all appear normal. No bony abnormality demonstrated.


Right parietal AVM. No acute intracranial hemorrhage

Case Discussion

AVM confirmed on MRI/MRA (images not available for upload). 

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Case information

rID: 34433
Published: 19th Feb 2015
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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