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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.
Still have a headache but the pain in my right eye has increased.Both stated to increase after the gamma knife. The pain in the eye is a sharp pain like something is strapping it. That pain comes and goes. The head pain is always there it increases…Continue
Hello, I'm Armando from Texas. This is the first time I post a discussion or even share my experience with others. I feel comfortable sharing it here because people have experienced the same situation or relate to it. I would like to share my…Continue
Good day everyone,I just want to find out / figure out how I will know if one has had a rupture of a AVM?I know that most people says that it will feel like the worse headache of you life, but does it have any after affects? Like maybe memory loss,…Continue
Could you please inform me what are these symptoms? I have been diagnosed with a 2x3 cm aneurysm on spinal artery (left-lumbar area). Hope you can provide with information.Thanks for your support.Continue
Hi everyone;I am SOOO glad to have found this site. Being new, I have some questions and concerns for which I would like any comments, support, or feedback from those of you with similar experiences.My AVM was diagnosed and treated in 1992; back in…Continue
Hey all, So 3 years ago, when I still live in Southwest VA, the left side of my face and fingertips on my left hand went partially numb on a Sunday afternoon. The next day nothing had changed, so I went to my local ER. After an initial MRI,…Continue
Hi all,My son had a rupture just over 3 weeks ago, and is now minimally responsive in the PICU. Anyone with a similar experience who might be able to,offer some insights or perspectives? Thanks in advance.CDContinue
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