Cerebrovascular Malformation

Vascular malformations of the brain are serious conditions that affect the blood vessels in the brain. They can cause headaches, strokes, seizures or bleeding.

There are at least six different types of cerebrovascular malformations:

  • Arteriovenous Malformation – tangled mass of abnormal blood vessels connecting arteries and veins in the brain, affecting getting blood to the lungs and heart
  • Cavernous Malformations – enlarged blood vessels that can leak blood and cause bleeding in the brain
  • Venous angiomas – enlarged veins in the brain
  • Telangiectasias – lesions composed of tiny blood vessels
  • Vein of Galen Malformations – abnormally formed blood vessels in the brain that occurs before birth
  • Mixed Malformations

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