Cerebral venous angioma of the pons complicated by nonhemorrhagic infarction. Case report.

@article{Peltier2004CerebralVA,
  title={Cerebral venous angioma of the pons complicated by nonhemorrhagic infarction. Case report.},
  author={Johann Peltier and Patrick Toussaint and Christine Desenclos and Daniel Le Gars and Herv{\'e} Deramond},
  journal={Journal of neurosurgery},
  year={2004},
  volume={101 4},
  pages={690-3}
}
The authors emphasize an unusual complication of venous angiomas in the brain: venous infarction. The patient in this case is a 32-year-old man who presented with a clinical history of headache followed by a worsening of his neurological status. Neuroimaging studies demonstrated a brain infarct in the posterior fossa, which was related to thrombosis of the draining vein of a cerebral venous angioma. A conservative treatment approach without anticoagulation therapy was followed and the patient… CONTINUE READING
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