Arteriovenous Malformations

Arteriovenous malformations are high-flow cerebrovascular lesions that may occur in any intracranial location and range in size from microscopic to more than 10 cm in diameter. There are three distinct patho-anatomical components to each AVM: (1) arterial feeders, (2) a central nidus, and (3) draining veins [9].

Table 2G.1. Neuropathology of cerebral arteriovenous malformations

Characteristic

Arteriovenous

Cavernous

Developmental

Capillary

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