• Each type of vascular malformation has a unique natural history, thus requiring a separate treatment approach.
• The clinical presentation of patients with CAVMs depends in large part on pathology and location of the lesion.
• The treatment of AVMs is primarily intended to eradicate the risk of potential hemorrhage.
• The treatment modalities used to manage AVMs include microsurgical excision, endo-vascular embolization, stereotactic surgery or a combination of the three.
• Treatment needs to be tailored to the individual patient based on the expected natural history and morphology of the lesion.
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