Dural arteriovenous malformation associated with recurrent subdural haematoma and intracranial hypertension.

@article{Maiuri2001DuralAM,
  title={Dural arteriovenous malformation associated with recurrent subdural haematoma and intracranial hypertension.},
  author={Francesco Maiuri and Giorgio Iaconetta and Luigi Sardo and Francesco Briganti},
  journal={British journal of neurosurgery},
  year={2001},
  volume={15 3},
  pages={
          273-6
        }
}
An unusual case of intracranial hypertension and symptoms of a left parieto-occipital mass lesion due to a dural arteriovenous malformation (AVM) with a large and dilated draining vein is reported. The patient also had a history of homolateral recurrent subdural haematoma, 11 years before. Subdural haematoma is rarely associated to a dural AVM. We suggest that the recurrent subdural haematoma was due to the very slow and intermittent venous bleeding from the preexisting dural malformation… CONTINUE READING

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