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What is the best treatment for carotid cavernous fistula?

What is the best treatment for carotid cavernous fistula?

Special: Catheters, stents, coils, and glue can be used to close the fistula. See your neurosurgeon or they may refer you to a neurointerventional radiologist ...Read more

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Dr. James Sidman
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Hemangioma (Definition)

A birthmark often appearing as a rubbery, bright red nodule ...Read more


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What is the treatment for capillary hemangioma?

What is the treatment for capillary hemangioma?

Patience: Ch will generally grow faster than the kid for about 6-8 m, slow then start to shrink down into the skin leaving a pale or parchment like surface by the age of 4.Rarely do they need any work. If they might interfere with vision of distort the nose some dermatologists might treat to decrease size.Rx varies;laser, injected med, oral meds, most will go away over time. ...Read more

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What is a cerebral cavernous hemangiomas?

What is a  cerebral cavernous hemangiomas?

Large vasc abn brain: Cavernous implies large sized (as these things go); hemangioma is a vascular (blood vessel) abnormality enlarged thinner walled capillaries, a benign tumor; cerebral: in the brain. May have no symptoms, until they do-seizure, stroke, possibly death. Can be genetic component, family to be checked. See pmd first, then-neurologist, maybe neurosurgeon and/or interventional radiologist. ...Read more

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What is the best procedure to treat a cavernous hemangioma of spinal cord?

What is the best procedure to treat a cavernous hemangioma of spinal cord?

Depends: If it is small or not causing nerve pressure or leading to weakness of the spinal column it can be observed. If it is causing such problems, it is removed by surgery. Depending on size and location, a fusion may be necessary. A spine surgeon can provide the options in an individual's case. ...Read more

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Is stereotactic radiosurgery effective on cavernous malformations?

Is stereotactic radiosurgery effective on cavernous malformations?

Still debated: There is a lot of data that suggests that cavernous malformations are not effectively treated by stereotactic radiosurgery. Surgery is the preferred treatment for cavernous malformations that are accessible. There are some reports that some cavernous malformations may be stabilized by stereotactic radiosurgery, that is their tendency to bleed may be attenuated. ...Read more

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Which treatment works the best for fixing a renal arteriovenous malformation?

Which treatment works the best for fixing a renal arteriovenous malformation?

Surgery: No real treatment unles very symptomatic or riskk oof losing a kidney although the likelyhood of this necessity is small as long as the kidney functions normally. However as you have two kidneys you may not know when and if this kidney faiils without continual followup with your physician and routin urin evaluations. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for pseudotumor cerebri?

What is the best treatment for pseudotumor cerebri?

Lumbar puncture: Repeated lumbar punctures, steroids and diuretics such as Diamox (acetazolamide) are the usual treatments occasionally a shunt may have to be created by the surgeon for the reduction of pressure if conservative treatment fails. ...Read more

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Please help! what is the treatment for vertebral hemangiomas?

Please help! what is the treatment for vertebral hemangiomas?

None: Vertebral hemangiomas are common, usually found incidentally, requiring no treatment. If painful suggesting a compression fracture, kyphoplasty can be helpful. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for hydroencephilitis brain tumor?

What is the best treatment for hydroencephilitis brain tumor?

Not a proper term: Neither encephalitis nor brain tumor is an issue for self diagnosis or self treatment. Please see your doctor. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for a benign brain tumor?

What is the best treatment for a benign brain tumor?

Brain tumor: Benign brain tumors are generally slow growing. The options include observation, surgery, and radiation. The treatment depends on the symptoms, neurological deficits, location and size of the mass. See a neurosurgeon for the best treatment option. ...Read more

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Could stereotactic radiosurgery work for cavernous malformation?

Could stereotactic radiosurgery work for cavernous malformation?

Radiosurgery: A controversial subject as historically radiosurgery was not effective on cavernous malformations and not recommended. There have been some recent papers suggesting an effect might be possible but there are no definitive answers yet for this form of treatment ...Read more

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How is hemangioma treated?

How is hemangioma treated?

For you or a baby?: In the past, in babies, often treatment involved doing nothing or taking steroids. Small ones not causing functional or cosmetic impairment need nothing . Oral Propranolol is now a fantastic option that works in many cases- it's been revolutionary in managing this problem. This can be given to infants and the earlier it is started, the better. Hemangioma in adults are rare and managed differently. ...Read more

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Is a cavernous haemangioma hereditary?

Usually.: Cavernous hemangiomas usually occur sporadically.

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What is best approach to cure 1 cm malignent liver lesion? Surgery perhaps?

What is best approach to cure 1 cm malignent liver lesion? Surgery perhaps?

Yes for Surgery: For a small, single lesion , surgical excision is one of the best treatment options. But there is risk for additional cancers to appear in future. So if the liver is badly scarred/cirrhotic, a liver transplant is also a serious consideration. Seek a second opinion from a liver surgeon. ...Read more

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What can trigger cavernous hemangiomas?

What can trigger cavernous hemangiomas?

Trauma growth: By far most liver hemangioms do not cause any issues at all some are large and like any big complex of blood vessels a traumatic injury like car accident boxing or even skate board fall can break it open or rupture.... Also very rarely they will continue to grow and eventually rupture....These growing hemangiomas become cavernous and may require surgery to prevent unwanted rupture. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for a cavernous angioma of the frontal lobe?

What is the treatment for a cavernous angioma of the frontal lobe?

Am "angioma": Literally is a mass of disordered blood vessels. They can be watched, resected, or infarcted angiographically with metalic coils. If causing symptoms, mass or seizures, treatment is indicated. ...Read more

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Can stereotactic radiosurgery work for cavernous malformation?

Absolutely: Please see this published, peer-reviewed abstract for a good summary of what i think our current understanding of the role of radiosurgery in the treatment of cavernous malformations is: http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmed/24093575 good luck with your decision. ...Read more