Cerebral arteriovenous malformation on non-contrast CT

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe

Presentation

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.

Conclusion:

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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