[Combination of intravascular surgery and surgical operation for occipital subcutaneous arteriovenous fistula in a patient with neurofibromatosis type I].

@article{Tanaka2002CombinationOI,
  title={[Combination of intravascular surgery and surgical operation for occipital subcutaneous arteriovenous fistula in a patient with neurofibromatosis type I].},
  author={Toshihide Tanaka and Yuzuru Hasegawa and Toshinori Kanki and Jyunya Hayashi and Keito Ui and Shinno Usami and Toshiaki Abe},
  journal={No shinkei geka. Neurological surgery},
  year={2002},
  volume={30 3},
  pages={309-13}
}
We presented a case of neurofibromatosis type I (NF-1) associated with an extracranial arteriovenous fistula (AVF) fed by the occipital and vertebral artery. A 20-year-old man was referred to our hospital because of an occipital subcutaneous pulsatile mass. A CT scan showed a huge subcutaneous enhanced mass. Angiography revealed that the occipital AVF was fed by bilateral occipital arteries, the left ascending pharyngeal artery, the left middle cerebral artery, and the left vertebral artery… CONTINUE READING