Suprasellar arteriovenous malformation

Case contributed by Dr Abdallah Khateeb


Headache. Decreased visual acuity.

Patient Data

Age: 45 years old
Gender: Male
Modality: CT

Soft tissue fullness at the suprasellar cistern.

Modality: MRI

A network of abnormal vascular channels at the suprasellar cistern, showing multiple flow voids. The draining vein is through a vascular channel into the internal cerebral vein.

No significant mass effect or associated hemorrhage.

Modality: DSA (angiography)

DSA shows the blood supply from both internal carotid arteries.

Case Discussion

Findings are consistent with a suprasellar cerebral arteriovenous malformation.

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Case Information

rID: 45516
Case created: 27th May 2016
Last edited: 19th Dec 2016
Tag: avm
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