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What are the health consequences of arteriovenous malformations?

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Dr. Yo-El Ju
Neurology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Size matters

Avms can bleed or cause strokes, either of which can cause a huge range of problems depending on location and size.
Some avms are so large that they press on nearby brain tissue like a tumor would. Much of the health consequences depend in the size of the avms.

In brief: Size matters

Avms can bleed or cause strokes, either of which can cause a huge range of problems depending on location and size.
Some avms are so large that they press on nearby brain tissue like a tumor would. Much of the health consequences depend in the size of the avms.
Dr. Yo-El Ju
Dr. Yo-El Ju
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Dr. Michael Thompson
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Location

Avms may be located in the brain (as 1st answer noted) or in the "gut" (gastrointestinal tract).
The location, size, and severity help determine the consequences.

In brief: Location

Avms may be located in the brain (as 1st answer noted) or in the "gut" (gastrointestinal tract).
The location, size, and severity help determine the consequences.
Dr. Michael Thompson
Dr. Michael Thompson
Thank
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