Dementia resulting from dural arteriovenous fistulas: the pathologic findings of venous hypertensive encephalopathy.

@article{Hurst1998DementiaRF,
  title={Dementia resulting from dural arteriovenous fistulas: the pathologic findings of venous hypertensive encephalopathy.},
  author={Robert Hurst and Linda J. Bagley and Steven L. Galetta and Guila Glosser and Andrew P. Lieberman and Jan Trojanowski and Grant P. Sinson and Michael S. Stecker and Eric L. Zager and Eric Raps and Eugene S. Flamm},
  journal={AJNR. American journal of neuroradiology},
  year={1998},
  volume={19 7},
  pages={1267-73}
}
PURPOSE Dural arteriovenous fistulas (DAVFs) are acquired arteriovenous shunts located within the dura. The highly variable natural history and symptomatology of DAVFs range from subjective bruit to intracranial hemorrhage and are related to the lesion's pattern of venous drainage and its effect on the drainage of adjacent brain. We examined the prevalence and features of DAVFs in patients with progressive dementia or encephalopathy. METHODS The records and radiologic studies of 40… CONTINUE READING

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