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Is a venous angioma of the brain anything to concerned about ? (oh, i believe i got this after a hard fall). Thanks.

Is a venous angioma of the brain anything to concerned about ? (oh, i believe i got this after a hard fall). Thanks.

Venous Angioma: A venous angioma, also referred to as a "venous malformation" is a variation of veins draining normal brain tissue in that region. However, it should be noted that some studies have found veins that comprise a venous angioma have structural abnormalities compared with more normal veins. Regardless, most neurosurgeons regard venous angiomas as variations of normal venous drainage. ...Read more

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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

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

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. ...Read more

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Does a venous angioma of the brain weaken vessels? Making headaches more probe to a certain spot ?

Does a venous angioma of the brain weaken vessels? Making headaches more probe to a certain spot ?

It depends: Most venous angiomas are small and asymptomatic big ones can cause headaches. You should be seeing a neurosurgeon to determine if treatment is needed. ...Read more

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Can brain angioma cause momory problems?

Can brain angioma cause momory problems?

Angioma: An angioma is a blood vessel malformation. Localized angioma's would not in and of themselves cause memory problems. However, angiomas may rupture and bleed, causing subarachnoid and bleeding within the brain substance. Under those situations memory can be affected. ...Read more

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Brain MRI cavernous angioma ?

Brain MRI cavernous angioma ?

Commonly seen on MRI: Cavernous angioma is a cluster of tiny but abnormal blood vessels that can be seen in the brain or spinal cord. Many people never experience symptoms from a cavernous angioma and may never even know they have one. They do have a tendency to bleed and depending on the location and size, they can cause seizures or other neurologic symptoms. ...Read more

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I have venous angioma, i take valparin 1 pill and eptoin 2 pills) every night. I had my last seizure before 8 years.Should i continue my medication?

I have venous angioma, i take valparin 1 pill and eptoin 2 pills) every night. I had my last seizure before 8 years.Should i continue my medication?

RISK ANALYSIS: It is possible that you could be stable enough at this point to consider modifying your medication, but when tapering an epilepsy drug, there is risk of withdrawal seizure even when done properly. If you do wish to proceed, first make sure your physical exam is normal, and an eeg also normal, then slowly taper one drug only, with close doctor followup. Do over at least 3-4 month period. ...Read more

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4months before discovered venous angioma at brainstem pons.Took rest symptoms gone.Now its new got pain righteye, shakyvision. Related with cavernoma?

4months before discovered venous angioma at brainstem pons.Took rest symptoms gone.Now its new got pain righteye, shakyvision. Related with cavernoma?

See your doctor: Go back and see the physician with whom you consulted earlier. This sounds potentially quite severe and you should be seen and examined asap. ...Read more

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What is a venous angioma and a petechial hemorrhage?

What is a venous angioma and a petechial hemorrhage?

Petechiae: Petechiae hemorrhage spots come from extremely small areas where you are bleeding into your skin. Many different things can cause petechiae. Some of the more common causes include: an injury, autoimmune disorder, reaction to medication, liver disorder, or bone marrow disorder. But it could also be something as simple as a nutritional deficiency. Try supplementing with vitamins b12, c, folic acid. ...Read more

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Anyone else know about venous angioma?

More info please: Unfortunately, i'm not sure what you would like to know. A venous angioma could be anything from a little cluster of spider veins to a significant venous malformation. Can you give us a little more information so we can better answer your question for you? ...Read more

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