A posterior fossa arteriovenous malformation-AVM
Wednesday, December 21, 2011 at 6:01PM
Webmaster @ Neurosurgery in Neurovascular, angiography, avm, intracerebral hemorrhage

Presentation: A mid-twenties pregnant woman presented in coma.

Imaging:  CT scan (Figure 1).  Cerebral Angiography. (Figure 2. ) 

Figure 1. Posterior fossa hemorrhage

Figure 2. Cerebral angiogram


Treatment:  Two stages of embolization followed by posterior fossa craniotomy for resection of AVM.

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