Familial cerebral cavernous haemangioma diagnosed in an infant with a rapidly growing cerebral lesion.

@article{Ng2006FamilialCC,
  title={Familial cerebral cavernous haemangioma diagnosed in an infant with a rapidly growing cerebral lesion.},
  author={B H K Ng and E Mulyadi and John Kieran Pereira and Sondhya Ghedia and Jason R Pinner and David Mowat and Marianne Vonau},
  journal={Australasian radiology},
  year={2006},
  volume={50 6},
  pages={583-90}
}
Cavernous haemangiomas of the central nervous system are vascular malformations best imaged by MRI. They may present at any age, but to our knowledge only 39 cases in the first year of life have previously been reported. A familial form has been described and some of the underlying genetic mutations have recently been discovered. We present the clinical features and serial MRI findings of an 8-week-old boy who presented with subacute intracranial haemorrhage followed by rapid growth of a… CONTINUE READING

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