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Cerebral cavernous malformations

Cerebral cavernous malformations: Introduction

Cerebral cavernous malformations: A rare disorder where a group of small abnormal blood vessels in the brain. These blood vessels become enlarged, irregularly shaped and thin walled. They swell when filled with blood and are then often unable to return to their original shape and the thin walls means that they can leak blood and cause bleeding in the brain. Severity of symptoms depends on the number and location of the lesions. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Cerebral cavernous malformations is available below.

Symptoms of Cerebral cavernous malformations

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Cerebral cavernous malformations: Deaths

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Cerebral cavernous malformations: Complications

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Causes of Cerebral cavernous malformations

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Cerebral cavernous malformations: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Cerebral cavernous malformations

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Cerebral cavernous malformations: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Cerebral cavernous malformations

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Definitions of Cerebral cavernous malformations:

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Cerebral cavernous malformations as a "rare disease".
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