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Cavernous Angiomas

Louis R. Caplan

in Stroke

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Published in print October 2010 | ISBN: 9780199739141
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199322978 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199739141.003.023

Series: What Do I Do Now

Cavernous Angiomas

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Cavernomas are abnormal clusters of sinusoidal capillaries embedded in normal brain tissue. The most frequent associated symptom in patients with cavernomas is seizures. Hemorrhage can be recurrent, but blood is usually contained within the capsule of the lesion.

Chapter.  1456 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Neurology

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