Intracranial dural arteriovenous fistula

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert


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Patient Data

Age: 60
Gender: Male

Arteriovenous fistula at the left temporal pole, supplied by the middle menigeal artery and drained by cortical veins.

Case Discussion

The exact drainage pathways in this case have to be elucidated by digital subtraction arteriography (DSA). Drainage over the cortical veins carries an increased bleeding risk.

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Case information

rID: 19960
Published: 25th Oct 2012
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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