Cerebral arteriovenous fistula

Cerebral arteriovenous fistulae (CAVF) are cerebral vascular malformations or acquired conditions in which there is an abnormal direct communication between a venous and an arterial channel without the presence of a true nidus. 

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rID: 28061
Section: Gamuts
Tag: pm, pm
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Cerebral arteriovenous fistula
  • Cerebral arteriovenous fistulation
  • Cerebral arterio-venous fistulae
  • Cerebral arteriovenous fistulas

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