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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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Angioma (Definition)

Is benign tumor derived from cells of vascular or lymphatic vessel walls (epithelium) or from cells of the ...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.

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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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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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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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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What is frontal lobe angioma?

What is frontal lobe angioma?

Normal variant: A brain angioma is also known as a developmental venous anomaly. This is a normal variant in which a vein persists from fetal development. These do not cause symptoms. These are typically found incidentally on brain mri. ...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 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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What are the treatments for a cavernous angioma of the right frontal lobe?

Varies: Usually, would leave alone and check with serial MRI's over time. Rare that surgery would be necessary unless causes local brain compression, stroke, bleeding, or epileptic seizures. Typically, these are found coincidentally and disregarded. ...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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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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What's a 'spider angiomas'?

What's a 'spider angiomas'?

Blood Vessels: Spider angiomas are abnormal collection of blood vessels of the skin with a red dot in the center and radiating smaller vessels that resemble a spider.

They are commonly found on the face, neck, and hands and can occur at any age. Since they are benign, no treatment is necessary. Many resolve spontaneously. ...Read more

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How can I remove 'cherry angioma' spots?

Cauterization: Doctors (dermatologists, plastic surgeons, and some family doctors) can use an electrical device to cauterize these very easily and leave very little mark or scar.

Good luck! ...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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Can you get a tattoo if you have a cavernous angioma?

Can you get a tattoo if you have a cavernous angioma?

Still safe.: Tattoos are no less safe with a cavernous hemangioma. On the other hand, I don't recommend tattoos; there is a very real disease risk and do you really want that tattoo when you're 70? Tattoos fade and smudge to the point that "mom" becomes "&@%.". ...Read more

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What is the main difference between a cherry angioma and petechiae?

What is the main difference between a cherry angioma and petechiae?

Color/ blanch/ bleed: Cherry angiomas are bright red and permanent lesions. They blanch with pressure since the blood is still inside the vessel and may bleed a good deal if disrupted.

Petechiae are darker, fade over time, and do not blanch since the blood is outside the vessel. ...Read more

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Please help! What is the difference between a cherry angioma and petechiae?

Differences: Petechiae appear when capillaries bleed, leaking blood into the skin. These will go away when the blood resorbs. Cherry angiomas area an abnormal proliferation of blood vessel just under the skin surface. These will never go away if left alone. The blood is in your circulation. ...Read more

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What does it mean when I keep developing cherry angiomas? I do not tan, use organic skin care. How do I stop them? Scared.

What does it mean when I keep developing cherry angiomas? I do not tan, use organic skin care. How do I stop them? Scared.

Angiomas: Some people get small red bumps on the skin, anywhere on their body. These are often genetic and get worse as people get older. They are not dangerous but there is no way to s top them from coming. A dermatologist can treat them easily, but insurance may not cover the treatment. ...Read more