An arteriovenous malformation masquerading as a carotid-cavernous sinus fistula.

@article{Gregory2005AnAM,
  title={An arteriovenous malformation masquerading as a carotid-cavernous sinus fistula.},
  author={Maria Elena Gregory and Antonella Berry-Brincat and Yajati K Ghosh and Reshma N Syed and Palitha L Diaz and Timothy L Jordan},
  journal={American journal of ophthalmology},
  year={2005},
  volume={140 3},
  pages={548-50}
}
PURPOSE To describe a case of an occipital arteriovenous malformation (AVM) presenting with unilateral signs mimicking a carotid-cavernous sinus fistula (CCF). DESIGN Interventional case report. METHODS A 67-year-old normotensive male presented with loss of vision, pain, and proptosis of the right eye. Best-corrected visual acuity was right eye 6/36 and left eye 6/5. Examination of the right eye revealed orbital congestion with arteriolization of the episcleral vessels and an intra-ocular… CONTINUE READING