Low flow vascular malformation

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard


Painless, bluish soft swelling on left side of neck since long time, however recently increasing in size.

Patient Data

Age: 19
Gender: Male

A soft tissue lesion in subcutaneous plane in left side of neck at the level of vocal cord, appearing 'bright' on fat-suppressed T2 images, and shows centripetal fill-in and patchy contrast enhancement.

Case Discussion

This is a MR depiction of low-flow AV malformation.

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Case information

rID: 4710
Published: 30th Sep 2008
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
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