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Mesh term Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformations

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Arteriovenous Malformations
Central Nervous System Vascular Malformations
Cerebrovascular Disorders
Intracranial Arterial Diseases

Description

Congenital vascular anomalies in the brain characterized by direct communication between an artery and a vein without passing through the CAPILLARIES. The locations and size of the shunts determine the symptoms including HEADACHES; SEIZURES; STROKE; INTRACRANIAL HEMORRHAGES; mass effect; and vascular steal effect.


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Vein of Galen Malformations


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