Arteriovenous malformations.

@article{Fleetwood2002ArteriovenousM,
  title={Arteriovenous malformations.},
  author={Ian G Fleetwood and G K Steinberg},
  journal={Lancet},
  year={2002},
  volume={359 9309},
  pages={863-73}
}
Arteriovenous malformations of the brain are congenital vascular lesions that affect 0.01-0.50% of the population, and are generally present in patients aged 20-40 years. The usual clinical presentations are haemorrhage, seizures, progressive neurological deficit, or headache. Results of natural history studies have shown a yearly haemorrhage rate of 1-4%. Frequency of rebleeding has increased over the years, and several factors that increase risk of haemorrhage have been identified. Although… CONTINUE READING

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