Spinal dural arteriovenous fistulas (SDAVF) are the most common acquired arteriovenous shunts that occur in adults. By increasing venous pressure in the spinal venous system they are a cause of venous congestive myelopathy. We report the case of a patient with a SDAVF mimicking, on magnetic resonance imaging, the presence of a spinal cord tumour due to an unusual pattern of enhancement after gadolinium administration.
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Roccatagliata, L., Centanaro, F. & Castellan, L. Venous congestive myelopathy in spinal dural arteriovenous fistula mimicking neoplasia. Neurol Sci 28, 212–215 (2007). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10072-007-0824-y