Intracranial Vascular Malformations and Epilepsy.

  title={Intracranial Vascular Malformations and Epilepsy.},
  author={Colin B Josephson and F. Rosenow and Rustam Al-Shahi Salman},
  journal={Seminars in neurology},
  volume={35 3},
Among the spectrum of intracranial vascular malformations (IVMs), arteriovenous malformations (AVMs), and cavernous malformations (CCMs) are of particular importance for epilepsy. Seizures are a common mode of presentation for both conditions. Seizures may occur de novo or secondary to intracerebral hemorrhage. Timely imaging is thus crucial for patients with seizures and AVMs or CCMs. Patients with a first-ever AVM- or CCM-related seizure can now be considered to have epilepsy according to the… CONTINUE READING