Multiple spinal dural arteriovenous fistulas

  title={Multiple spinal dural arteriovenous fistulas},
  author={Taku Sugawara and Hiroyuki Kinouchi and Yasuhiro Itoh and Kazuo Mizoi},
  journal={Acta Neurochirurgica},
Multiple spinal dural arteriovenous fistulas (DAVFs) have been rarely reported and only two such cases are found in the literature. A 71-year-old man complained of muscle weakness and hypesthesia in both legs and angiographically diagnosed as thoracic DAVF. The fistula was surgically treated, however, the symptoms recurred 14 months after the first treatment. Angiography revealed a new fistula in the lumbar region and this was also treated surgically. In the previously reported cases of… CONTINUE READING


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