Suprasellar arteriovenous malformation

Case contributed by Dr Abdallah Al Khateeb


Headache. Decreased visual acuity.

Patient Data

Age: 45 years old
Gender: Male

Soft tissue fullness at the suprasellar cistern.

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.

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
Published: 29th May 2016
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Tag: avm
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