The size of cavernous malformations
varied from 3 mm to 27 mm.
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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
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The MRI appearance of cavernous malformations
Seizure characteristics and control after microsurgical resection of supratentorial cerebral cavernous malformations
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Cerebral cavernous malformation
is a serious genetic disease which allows blood to leak into the brain.
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