Congenital vascular malformation of the forearm

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert

Presentation

Pain and swelling of the distal forearm and wrist.

Patient Data

Age: 55 years
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 hemolymphatic CVM without shunting.

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