A 49-year-old female asked:
i have had a dvt in the leg previously that i needed a vena cava filter for. now i have a venous angioma of the brain. could they be connected? also
3 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Cardiology 28 years experience
No: Typically not related. The DVT has to do with a hypercoagulable state into which you were born. The venous angioma is another condition your were born with. They seem to be unrelated.
Cardiology 51 years experience
Vein: Possible you have congenital problem with veins.
Neurology 52 years experience
Consider this: The venous angioma may well be congenital, unless was shown never present previously. However, be certain that you do not possess what is termed antiphospholipid antibody syndrome as an explanation for your issues.
Last updated Sep 28, 2016
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