Cavernous Malformations

Cavernous malformations are angiographically occult lesions that are best evaluated with MRI (Fig. 20.4a). On T1- and T2-weighted images, cavernous malformations are distinct, popcorn-shaped, heterogeneous masses (Fig. 20.4b, c). The characteristic low-signal ring around cavernous malformations visible on gradient echo MRI sequences is caused by hemosiderin deposition from recurrent micro-hemorrhage. Cerebral angiography is rarely required in the evaluation of cavernous malformations.

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Cure Your Yeast Infection For Good

The term vaginitis is one that is applied to any inflammation or infection of the vagina, and there are many different conditions that are categorized together under this ‘broad’ heading, including bacterial vaginosis, trichomoniasis and non-infectious vaginitis.

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