Angiomas

Angiomas, congenital conglomerates of abnormal vascular channels, are classified as arteriovenous, cavernous, and venous angiomas and capillary telangiectasis (see Chapter 11). Seizures and headaches are characteristic clinical manifestations. Ischemic episodes result

Venous Angioma

FIGURE 4.33

Angioma. Massive frontal lobe hemorrhage from rupture of an arteriovenous malformation.

FIGURE 4.33

Angioma. Massive frontal lobe hemorrhage from rupture of an arteriovenous malformation.

when the angioma steals (shunts) blood from the surrounding parenchymal arteries (sump effect). Subarach-noid and parenchymal hemorrhages are major complications (Fig. 4.33).

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