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Migraines and Arteriovenous Malformations

Lawrence C. Newman and Morris Levin

in Headache and Facial Pain

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print November 2008 | ISBN: 9780195373875
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199322800 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780195373875.003.0030

Series: What Do I Do Now

Migraines and Arteriovenous Malformations

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Unruptured arteriovenous malformations (AVMs) are occasionally discovered incidentally during the work-up of a patient with headaches. This chapter discusses the clinical features of unruptured AVMs, the link between AVMs and headache, and the risks and benefits of treatment.

Chapter.  900 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Neurology ; Pain Medicine

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