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The natural history of cavernous malformations.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10419568     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
This article reviews general information about cavernous malformations, including histology, radiology, epidemiology, and symptomatology. Rates of hemorrhage as reported in the literature are presented. Familial cavernous malformations and their genetic basis are discussed. Finally, the variations in the biological behavior of cavernous malformations in different regions of the central nervous system are discussed and outcomes are assessed.
J L Moriarity; R E Clatterbuck; D Rigamonti
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Neurosurgery clinics of North America     Volume:  10     ISSN:  1042-3680     ISO Abbreviation:  Neurosurg. Clin. N. Am.     Publication Date:  1999 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1999-10-22     Completed Date:  1999-10-22     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9008004     Medline TA:  Neurosurg Clin N Am     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  411-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Neurological Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Brain Stem
Central Nervous System Neoplasms* / genetics,  pathology,  physiopathology
Cerebral Ventricle Neoplasms / classification,  physiopathology
Cranial Sinuses
Disease Progression
Genetic Predisposition to Disease
Hemangioma, Cavernous* / genetics,  pathology,  physiopathology
Spinal Cord Neoplasms / pathology,  physiopathology,  surgery
Treatment Outcome

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