Items tagged “vascular lesion”
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Cavernous malformation with DVA
Published 28 Feb 2010
An arteriovenous fistula (AVF) is an abnormal connection between an adjacent artery and vein. Unlike an arteriovenous malformation (AVM), these are frequently acquired lesions, rather than developmental abnormalities. Pathology Arteriovenous fistulas have a number of etiologies. They can be ia...
Iliac artery endofibrosis
Iliac artery endofibrosis is a rare condition that affects young endurance athletes, characterised by a non-atherosclerotic stenosis of the iliac artery. Epidemiology It is a rare entity that affects highly trained endurance athletes, mostly cyclists and long-distance runners 4. The disease ha...