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Renal arteriovenous malformation
Renal arteriovenous malformations (renal AVMs) are an uncommon vascular anomaly, which may be confused with a renal arteriovenous fistula (renal AVF). Pathology Like arteriovenous malformations elsewhere in the body, a renal AVM is formed by a connection between the arterial and venous structu...
Pial arteriovenous fistula
Pial arteriovenous fistulae (pAVF) are rare vascular malformations that usually consist of a single dilated pial artery connecting directly to an enlarge cortical draining vein. Terminology pAVFs are distinct from pial arteriovenous malformations because they do not have a nidus and distinct f...