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Varix occurring with cerebral venous angioma: a case report and review of the literature

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We report a patient in whom a varix occurred with a venous angioma, a rare combination of cerebral vascular malformations. During our review of the 7 previously reported cases, we discovered that all 8 venous angiomas were relatively large and supratentorial, and that the varices involved the veins draining then.

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Uchino, A., Hasuo, K., Matsumoto, S. et al. Varix occurring with cerebral venous angioma: a case report and review of the literature. Neuroradiology 37, 29–31 (1995). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00588515

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Key words

  • Cerebral varix
  • Venous angioma
  • Cerebral vascular malformation
  • Magnetic resonance imaging