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https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/klippel-trenaunay/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20374161?p=1

l-Trenaunay syndrome care at Mayo Clinic Experience. Doctors at Mayo Clinic are among the most experienced in the diagnosis and treatment of Klippel-Trenaunay syndrome. Mayo Clinic sees more than a hundred people a year with congenital malformation syndromes, including patients with KTS. Multispecialty teamwork. Doctors who specialize in vascular medicine, vascular and endovascular surgery, ski...

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https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/intracranial-venous-malformations/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20353339?p=1

ranial venous malformation care at Mayo Clinic Experience Mayo Clinic doctors trained in brain and nervous system conditions (neurologists), brain and nervous system surgery (neurosurgeons), and other specialties have vast experience diagnosing and treating people with intracranial venous malformations and other brain and other central nervous system vascular malformations. Each year Mayo Clini...

Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/cavernous-malformations/symptoms-causes/syc-20360941?p=1

ew Cerebral cavernous malformations (CCMs) are abnormally formed blood vessels. As opposed to other kinds of hemangiomas, CCM vessels, which have the appearance of a small mulberry, develop and create problems in the brain or spinal cord. These malformations, which can vary in size from 2 millimeters to several centimeters in diameter, may be hereditary but most often occur on their own. CCMs m...

Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/chiari-malformation/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20354015?p=1

sis To diagnose your condition, your doctor will review your medical history and symptoms and conduct a physical examination. Your doctor will also order imaging tests to determine the cause of your condition and diagnose your condition. Tests may include: Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). An MRI is often used to diagnose Chiari malformation. An MRI uses powerful radio waves and magnets to crea...

Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/syringomyelia/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20354775?p=1

sis To diagnose syringomyelia, your doctor will begin by asking about your medical history and doing a complete physical examination. In some cases, syringomyelia may be discovered incidentally during a spine MRI or computerized tomography (CT) scan conducted for other reasons. If your doctor suspects syringomyelia, you'll likely undergo tests that may include: Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)....

Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/sex-headaches/symptoms-causes/syc-20377477?p=1

ew Sex headaches are brought on by sexual activity — especially an orgasm. You may notice a dull ache in your head and neck that builds up as sexual excitement increases. Or, more commonly, you may experience a sudden, severe headache just before or during orgasm. Most sex headaches are nothing to worry about. But some can be a sign of something serious, such as problems with the blood vessels ...

Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/chiari-malformation/symptoms-causes/syc-20354010?p=1

ew Chiari malformation (kee-AH-ree mal-for-MAY-shun) is a condition in which brain tissue extends into your spinal canal. It occurs when part of your skull is abnormally small or misshapen, pressing on your brain and forcing it downward. Chiari malformation is uncommon, but increased use of imaging tests have led to more frequent diagnoses. Doctors categorize Chiari malformation into three type...

Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/intracranial-venous-malformations/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20353337?p=1

sis Because you're unlikely to have symptoms of intracranial venous malformations, your doctor might find that you have the condition during testing for other neurological concerns. You might undergo these imaging tests to diagnose other neurological conditions: CT scan. A CT scan creates a series of X-rays to create detailed, cross-sectional images of your blood vessels and your brain. In some...

Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/chiari-malformation/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20354017?p=1

malformation care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team. Mayo Clinic doctors trained in brain and nervous system conditions (neurologists), brain and nervous system surgery (neurosurgeons), brain and nervous system conditions in children (pediatric neurologists and pediatric neurosurgeons), and other doctors work together to diagnose Chiari malformation and determine the most appropriate t...

Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/brain-avm/symptoms-causes/syc-20350260?p=1

ew A brain arteriovenous malformation (AVM) is a tangle of abnormal blood vessels connecting arteries and veins in the brain. The arteries are responsible for taking oxygen-rich blood from the heart to the brain. Veins carry the oxygen-depleted blood back to the lungs and heart. A brain AVM disrupts this vital process. An arteriovenous malformation can develop anywhere in your body but occurs m...

Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/arteriovenous-malformation/symptoms-causes/syc-20350544?p=1

ew An arteriovenous malformation (AVM) is an abnormal tangle of blood vessels connecting arteries and veins, which disrupts normal blood flow and oxygen circulation. Arteries are responsible for taking oxygen-rich blood from the heart to the brain. Veins carry the oxygen-depleted blood back to the lungs and heart. When an AVM disrupts this critical process, the surrounding tissues may not get e...

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https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/spinal-arteriovenous-malformation/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20355620?p=1

AVM care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team At Mayo Clinic, neurologists, neurosurgeons, neuroradiologists and other specialists work together as a multidisciplinary team to provide expert, individualized care to every person with spinal AVM. This means that you're not getting just one opinion — you benefit from the knowledge and experience of each specialist. Close collaboration enable...

Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/spinal-arteriovenous-malformation/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20355618?p=1

sis Spinal arteriovenous malformations can be difficult to diagnose because signs and symptoms are similar to those of other spinal conditions, such as spinal dural arteriovenous fistula, spinal stenosis, multiple sclerosis or a spinal cord tumor. Your doctor will likely recommend tests to help rule out other causes of your symptoms, including: Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), which uses power...

Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/cavernous-malformations/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20360942?p=1

sis Often, people with cerebral cavernous malformations (CCMs) don't show any signs or symptoms. Your diagnosis may result from brain imaging for other neurological conditions, or specific symptoms may prompt your doctor to pursue more extensive testing. Depending on why the condition is suspected, doctors may order tests specifically to confirm CCMs, or to identify or rule out other related co...

Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/arteriovenous-malformation/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20350547?p=1

ovenous malformation care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team At Mayo Clinic, neurologists, neurosurgeons, neuroradiologists and other specialists work together as a multidisciplinary team to provide expert, individualized care to every person with AVM. This means that you're not getting just one opinion — you benefit from the knowledge and experience of each specialist. Mayo Clinic speci...

Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/brain-avm/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20350265?p=1

sis To diagnose a brain AVM, your neurologist will review your symptoms and conduct a physical examination. Your doctor may order one or more tests to diagnose your condition. Radiologists trained in brain and nervous system imaging (neuroradiologists) usually conduct imaging tests. Tests used to diagnose brain AVMs include: Cerebral arteriography. Cerebral arteriography, also known as cerebral...

Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/subarachnoid-hemorrhage/symptoms-causes/syc-20361009?p=1

ew A subarachnoid hemorrhage is bleeding in the space between your brain and the surrounding membrane (subarachnoid space). The primary symptom is a sudden, severe headache. The headache is sometimes associated with nausea, vomiting and a brief loss of consciousness. Bleeding usually results from the rupture of an abnormal bulge in a blood vessel (aneurysm) in your brain. Sometimes bleeding is ...

Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/syringomyelia/symptoms-causes/syc-20354771?p=1

ew Syringomyelia (sih-ring-go-my-E-lee-uh) is the development of a fluid-filled cyst (syrinx) within your spinal cord. Over time, the cyst may enlarge, damaging your spinal cord and causing pain, weakness and stiffness, among other symptoms. Syringomyelia has several possible causes, though the majority of cases are associated with a condition in which brain tissue protrudes into your spinal ca...

Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/central-nervous-system-vascular-malformations/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20356116?p=1

l nervous system vascular malformation care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Mayo Clinic doctors trained in nervous system conditions (neurologists); brain, spine and peripheral nerve surgery (neurosurgeons); hereditary conditions (medical geneticists); radiology; radiation oncology; and other specialties work together as a team to care for people who have central nervous system vascul...

Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/spinal-arteriovenous-malformation/symptoms-causes/syc-20355613?p=1

ew Spinal arteriovenous malformation (AVM) is a rare, abnormal tangle of blood vessels on, in or near the spinal cord. Without treatment, spinal AVM can permanently damage your spinal cord. Oxygen-rich blood normally enters your spinal cord through arteries, which branch into smaller blood vessels (capillaries). Your spinal cord uses the oxygen from the blood in your capillaries. The oxygen-dep...