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Mixed arteriovenous malformation and capillary telangiectasia: a rare subset of mixed vascular malformations. Case report.
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PMID:  9120635     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
In this report, the authors discuss the case of a patient with a mixed cerebrovascular malformation in which an arteriovenous malformation (AVM) was associated with a capillary telangiectasia. Recent reports have contained reviews of various subsets of mixed malformations. To the authors' knowledge, however, this is the first report of a mixed vascular malformation with both arterial and capillary components. The patient underwent complete resection of the AVM after presenting with a clinical hemorrhage. She required a second operation to resect the capillary telangiectasia after new symptoms developed several months following the first procedure. The authors conclude that a mixed AVM-capillary telangiectasia is a rare but distinct entity.
S D Chang; G K Steinberg; M Rosario; R S Crowley; R F Hevner
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of neurosurgery     Volume:  86     ISSN:  0022-3085     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Neurosurg.     Publication Date:  1997 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1997-04-23     Completed Date:  1997-04-23     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0253357     Medline TA:  J Neurosurg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  699-703     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Neurosurgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, California, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Brain / pathology
Cerebral Angiography
Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformations / complications*,  diagnosis,  surgery
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Telangiectasis / complications*,  diagnosis,  surgery

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