, Volume 21, Issue 5, pp 281–284 | Cite as

The changing angiographic appearance of an arteriovenous malformation after subarachnoid hemorrhage

  • D. London
  • D. Enzmann
Case Reports


The changing angiographic appearance of a cerebral arteriovenous malformation (AVM) illustrated hemodynamic changes that can occur following subarachnoid hemorrhage and antifibrinolytic therapy. Decreased size of this lesion suggested thrombosis of the AVM. This appearance actually represented a transient, vasospastic phenomenon which reversed with time. Although the AVM underwent significant changes acutely, little changed in the long term.

Key words

Arteriovenous malformation Spontaneous thrombosis Subarachnoid hemorrhage Cerebral angiography Epsilon-aminocaproic acid (EACA) 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. London
    • 1
  • D. Enzmann
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyStanford University School of MedicineStanfordUSA

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