Congenital vascular malformation of the forearm

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert


Pain and swelling of the distal forearm and wrist.

Patient Data

Age: 55
Gender: Female

Multiple small vascular lacunae in the distal flexor compartments of the forearm, embedded in fat tissue. Time resolved MRA does not show av shunts or prominent venous vasculature. A capillary blush is seen on the late phase images.

Case Discussion

Slow flow extratruncular haemolymphatic CVM without shunting.

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Case information

rID: 17472
Published: 17th Apr 2012
Last edited: 1st Nov 2015
System: Vascular
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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