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Arteriovenous Malformation, Intracranial

MedGen UID:
851
Concept ID:
C0007772
Congenital Abnormality
Synonyms: Arteriovenous Malformations, Intracranial; AVM (Arteriovenous Malformation) Intracranial; Congenital Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformations; Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformation; Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformations; Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformations, Congenital; Malformation, Intracranial Arteriovenous; Malformations, Intracranial Arteriovenous

Definition

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. [from MeSH]

Term Hierarchy

CClinical test,  RResearch test,  OOMIM,  GGeneReviews,  VClinVar  
  • CROGVArteriovenous Malformation, Intracranial

Professional guidelines

PubMed

Pepper J, Lamin S, Thomas A, Walsh AR, Rodrigues D, Lo WB, Solanki GA
Childs Nerv Syst 2023 Apr;39(4):975-982. Epub 2022 Dec 29 doi: 10.1007/s00381-022-05800-4. PMID: 36580118
Park MT, Essibayi MA, Srinivasan VM, Catapano JS, Graffeo CS, Lawton MT
Neurosurg Rev 2022 Dec;45(6):3499-3510. Epub 2022 Sep 27 doi: 10.1007/s10143-022-01860-x. PMID: 36168072
Strozyk D, Nogueira RG, Lavine SD
Neurosurg Clin N Am 2009 Oct;20(4):399-418. doi: 10.1016/j.nec.2009.07.004. PMID: 19853800

Recent clinical studies

Etiology

Doherty JA, Millward CP, Sarsam Z
BMJ Case Rep 2021 May 7;14(5) doi: 10.1136/bcr-2021-243134. PMID: 33962937Free PMC Article

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