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Arteriovenous Malformations

Introduction: Arteriovenous Malformations

Description of Arteriovenous Malformations

Arteriovenous Malformations (medical condition): Birth defect of a tangle of veins and arteries....more »

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Arteriovenous Malformations: Abnormal, tangled collections of dilated blood vessels that result from congenitally malformed vascular structures in which arterial afferents flow directly into venous efferents without the usual resistance of an intervening capillary bed. A common type is the congenital arteriovenous fistula (ARTERIOVENOUS FISTULA /congenital). For arteriovenous malformations in the brain, INTRACRANIAL ARTERIOVENOUS MALFORMATIONS is available. (From Merck Manual, 15th ed).
Source: MeSH 2007

Arteriovenous Malformations as a Disease

Arteriovenous Malformations: Another name for Arteriovenous Malformation (or close medical condition association).
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Arteriovenous Malformations: Related Diseases

Arteriovenous Malformations: Arteriovenous Malformations is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Causes of Arteriovenous Malformations

Some of the causes of Arteriovenous Malformations are included in the list below:

Symptoms of Arteriovenous Malformations (Arteriovenous Malformation)

Some of the symptoms of Arteriovenous Malformations incude:

Treatments for Arteriovenous Malformations (Arteriovenous Malformation)

Treatments for Arteriovenous Malformations (Arteriovenous Malformation) include:

Treatment of Arteriovenous Malformations: For more treatment information about Arteriovenous Malformations, see treatment of Arteriovenous Malformation (Arteriovenous Malformations)

Arteriovenous Malformations: Article Excerpts about Arteriovenous Malformation

An arteriovenous malformation (AVM) is a congenital disorder characterized by a complex,... (Source: excerpt from NINDS Arteriovenous Malformation Information Page: NINDS)

Arteriovenous Malformations: Related Disease Topics

These medical disease topics may be related to Arteriovenous Malformations:

Hierarchical classifications of Arteriovenous Malformations

The following list attempts to classify Arteriovenous Malformations into categories where each line is subset of the next.

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