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For those of us living with a brain AVM or that have a loved one living with a brain AVM, it is important from time to time to review the signs and symptoms of a hemorrhagic stroke.
Arteriovenous malformations (AVMs) are defects of the circulatory system that are generally believed to arise during embryonic or fetal development or soon after birth. Although AVMs can develop in many different sites, those located in the brain or spinal cord can have especially widespread effects on the body.
After surgery in 2013 which was frightening I thought I was cured. However I have to get annual MRIs. Is this because the avm could come back? A family member had avm burst 2 times. I didn't know that was possible. Although he is ok now I do wonder…Continue
I've got a question that I keep meaning to ask my doctors. It appears that traditional angiograms are much clearer than MRA's, but MRA's are less invasive and don't involve radiation.What are the pros and cons of each? Does it boil down to doctor…Continue
I am 54 yrs. old. My AVM was removed in 1982. I have been working in Behavior health for the last 28 yrs. the area the AVM was located was in the memory area of the brain. Within the last year or so I have had a difficult time remembering…Continue
I don't have the aphasia you mentioned, but I do have a harder time putting thoughts together and articulating them. This is very frustrating since I'm a writer. It now takes me 3 times longer to write a book, and a good writing day involves at…Continue
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