Dual Pathologies: Pial Arteriovenous Fistula in Combination with an Arteriovenous Malformation.

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Summary of "Dual Pathologies: Pial Arteriovenous Fistula in Combination with an Arteriovenous Malformation."

 A pial arteriovenous fistula (PAVF) is a rare neurovascular pathology consisting of a direct connection between one or more arterial feeders and a single venous channel. A PAVF was previously considered a subtype of an arteriovenous malformation (AVM). In the current literature these are distinguished as two independent entities with different clinical, physiopathologic, and structural characteristics. We report a case of a surgically treated 37-year-old woman with an extremely rare combination of an unruptured PAVF and AVM.


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Name: Journal of neurological surgery. Part A, Central European neurosurgery
ISSN: 2193-6323


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