Capillary-Venous Malformations

  • Paolo Tortori-Donati
  • Andrea Rossi
  • Roberta Biancheri


Vascular malformations of the central nervous system (CNS) are a leading cause of morbidity and mortality in the pediatric age group as well as in adults. Despite recent advances in both diagnosis and treatment of these disorders, including the steadfast growth of neurointerventional procedures, vascular malformations of the CNS still account for significant clinical problems, with an incidence of approximately 0.1%–0.2% in the general child and young adult population, and a 3% risk of intracranial bleeding per year [1].


Vascular Malformation Cavernous Hemangioma Cavernous Malformation Cavernous Angioma Developmental Venous Anomaly 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Paolo Tortori-Donati
    • 1
  • Andrea Rossi
    • 1
  • Roberta Biancheri
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Pediatric NeuroradiologyG. Gaslini Children’s Research HospitalGenoaItaly

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