Small tangle of thin walled blood vessels. There is no functioning brain tissue within the malformation. These malformations can bleed causing focal neurologic deficits. In some patients seizures or headaches may occur. Treatment often consists of simple observation, resection, or in some cases radiosurgery.


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... Cavernous malformation is a rare disorder of the capillaries and smallest veins in one part of the brain. The disorder occurs when a blood-filled mass resembling a tumor, called a hemangioma, forms. S...
Source: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke


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