The size of cavernous malformations
varied from 3 mm to 27 mm.
Cohen DS, Zubay GP, Goodman RR.Seizure outcome after lesionectomy for cavernous malformations
Management for asymptomatic intramedullary cavernous malformation
still remains controversial.
AVM = arteriovenous malformation; CM = cavernous malformation
. TABLE 2.
can be detected in an MRI scan, but typically, patients don't go in for a scan if symptoms don't present." When symptoms do appear, it's usually bad news.
Risk for symptomatic hemorrhage of cerebral cavernous malformations
The MRI appearance of cavernous malformations
Seizure characteristics and control after microsurgical resection of supratentorial cerebral cavernous malformations
. Neurosurgery 2009;65:31-7.
Cerebral cavernous malformation
is a serious genetic disease which allows blood to leak into the brain.