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I have strong traction of eyes (vitreomacular traction I think the doc called it). Venous angioma left temp lobe. Headaches. Aura. Is it epilepsy?

I have strong traction of eyes (vitreomacular traction I think the doc called it). Venous angioma left temp lobe. Headaches. Aura. Is it epilepsy?

Separate issues: Vitreo-retinal traction is the presence of bands of scar in the fluids at the back of the eye which can predispose to retinal detachment. A retinal specialist should be consulted for this. The other conditions relate to brain issues with changes that could cause seizures. Best handled with a neurologist consultant. ...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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Venous angioma left temporal lobe. Being on the computer gives me bad headaches, so does bright lighting in stores. Epilepsy? Also have fasciculations

Venous angioma left temporal lobe. Being on the computer gives me bad headaches, so does bright lighting in stores. Epilepsy? Also have fasciculations

Analyzing this:: Venous angiomas are usually benign congenital vascular variations, and typically cause little or no pathology. Unless you are experiencing episodes of altered consciousness, you do not have epilepsy. Rather, I would suspect migraine, and suggest a visit to a neurologist for further diagnostic confirmation and treatment. ...Read more

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Neurologist requested MRI due to severe headaches, migraines, numbness, etc. Nurse called, result is angioma "not serious". Could that be the cause?

Neurologist requested MRI due to severe headaches, migraines, numbness, etc. Nurse called, result is angioma "not serious". Could that be the cause?

Venous angiomas: Or developmental venous anomalies (DVAs), if that's what the nurse is referring to, are generally incidental findings and, in the vast majority of cases, of no clinical significance and requiring no treatment. So it is unlikely to be the cause of your symptoms, but you should discuss the results with your doctor if you have questions. ...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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Is a venous angioma of the brain anything to concerned about? (oh, I believe I got this after a hard fall). Thanks.

Venous angioma: Angiomas could be non symptomatic. When become symptomatic, may cause seizures, headaches, bleeding and so forth. Neuro-radiological evaluation is necessary. ...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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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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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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I was told I have a venous angioma on an accidental MRI finding. I went to neurologist who didn't feel I need an MRA. I'm worried. Should I ask again?

Relax: A common and not dangerous vascular malformation of the brain is a venous angioma, which would not be considered a rupture risk. I agree with your neurologist, and do NOT think you require additional studies. ...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

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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F, 43, have seizures? Ca ev 2 wk, hit back of head on faucet, fnd only venous angioma & wbc & eos slight high and bp & blsugar higher nonfast noth else

Seizures: It is not uncommon to find no "cause" for seizures. Unlikely to be due to the venous angioma. Make sure you are seeing a neurologist to discuss treatments, and obtaining an EEG (electroencephalogram). Usually epileptic seizures can be easily controlled/ prevented with medicines. Hypoglycemia can also cause seizure occasionally- to avoid that eat small frequent meals of low glycemic index foods. ...Read more

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I have venous angioma on my left frontal lobe and thickening of para-nasal sinuses without fluid levels. What does this mean?

Please repost: You didn't just wander into a CT or MRI facility & make an impulse purchase. A doctor ordered a scan for a reason. The scan isn't the patient, you are. Please state the reason. Actually, the doc who ordered the test has the ethical obligation to clarify the findings for you, or if (s)he can't, to find someone who can. You have a right to an explanation in terms you can understand. ...Read more

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Can chronic venous insufficiency cause or be related to raynauds and spider & cherry angiomas on chest? Fyi not pregnant or on hormones of any kind

Can chronic venous insufficiency cause or be related to raynauds and spider & cherry angiomas on chest? Fyi not pregnant or on hormones of any kind

No: They are all unrelated. You could even have all three of them (although that would be quite unusual) and they would still be unrealted. ...Read more

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Could the angioma disease be ended?

Angioma disease: This question does not make sense to me. Please redo and send again. ...Read more

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What is the cost of angioma removal?

Depends: It depends on the size and where it is located as well as who does it, as well as how it's done. Costs for procedures varies significantly in different parts of the country too. You are in a town where everything is expensive including medical care. Consider a vacation to a place with a lower cost of living or a place within driving distance, but you need to be able to follow up after, too. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: angioma?

What is the definition or description of: angioma?

Angioma: Is benign tumor derived from cells of vascular or lymphatic vessel walls (epithelium) or from cells of the tissues surrounding these vessels. ...Read more

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Do cherry angiomas hurt?

Do cherry angiomas hurt?

No: These are benign vascular skin lesions in older folks most common on the midsection. They do not hurt unless irritated externally. ...Read more

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What exactly is a spider angiomas?

What exactly is a spider angiomas?

Benign blood vessel: A spider angioma, or a spider nevus or telangiectasia, is a tiny dilated bllod vessel that is found just under the skin surface. They often have a central red spot and reddish extensions which spread out like a spider's legs or a web. They are common and are always benign. They can appear in women during pregnancy. If you have more than five spider angiomas, it can be a sign of liver disease. ...Read more

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What can be done for cherry angiomas?

What can be done for cherry angiomas?

Simple treatment: Cherry angiomas usually do not need to be treated. If they are cosmetically unattractive or they bleed often, they can be treated by: burning (electrosurgery/cautery), freezing (cryotherapy), or laser. ...Read more

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What are the differences between cavernosa angioma and cavernosa hemangioma?

Angioma: The "hemangioma" and "angioma" are same meaning of the disease of the vessel wall in certain part of the body. It can be brain cavernosa hemangioma (or carvernosa angioma) which may cause seizure ar more dangerous condition. It can be subcutaneous hemangioma which may cause enlarged blood vessels as raised red skin lesions. ...Read more

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Why spider angiomas are common in svc territory?

Why spider angiomas are common in svc territory?

More common: More common in svc territory, hence mostly in the head, neck and trunk. ...Read more

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I have a spider angioma on my nose, why?

I have a spider angioma on my nose, why?

Nobody knows.: Another way of saying that could be: because you don't have one on your elbow. These lesions strike randomly, there's no way to say why they appear in one place and not another.

If it bothers you, there are treatments. ...Read more

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What to do for, submaxillary angiomas?

ENT eval: Hello. I would consult with otolaryngologist (ear nose throat) specialist. ...Read more

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Can a spider angioma disappear on its own?

Possibly: What would be necessary would for something to stop the veins from filling. I guess any injury to the skin that would result in enough to make the blood clot in the fine veins would do it. Technically then the body would remove the veins as it removed the clotted blood. ...Read more

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Is it possible for me to know how many times my cavernous angioma has bled?

Bleeding angioma: Unless you have had episodes during which you were symptomatic of the hemorrhage, it will take neuroimaging such as cat scan or MRI to help in defining the number of times. ...Read more

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What is a cherry angioma?

Benign blood vessel: Cherry angiomas or hemangiomas are little, bright red, pinpoint to match head sized, flat spots that over time, become raised, more dome shaped and actually begin to look like a cherry. They are benign. A nice description of cherry hemangoimas can be seen at:
dermtv. Com/what-are-cherry-hemangiomas. ...Read more