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Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
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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/klippel-trenaunay/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20374155?p=1

sis Diagnosis of Klippel-Trenaunay syndrome begins with a physical exam. Referral to a vascular malformations specialist is helpful for evaluation and treatment recommendations. During the evaluation your doctor: Asks questions about your family and medical history Does an exam to look for swelling, varicose veins and port-wine stains Visually evaluates growth of bones and soft tissues Several ...

Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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ew Klippel-Trenaunay (klih-PEL tray-no-NAY) syndrome ― also called KTS ― is a rare disorder found at birth (congenital) involving abnormal development of blood vessels, soft tissues (such as skin and muscles), bones, and the lymphatic system. The main features include a red birthmark (port-wine stain), overgrowth of tissues and bones, and vein malformations with or without lymphatic abnormaliti...

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...

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/hht/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20351136?p=1

sis A clinical diagnosis of HHT can be made if you have at least three of these four criteria: Recurrent nosebleeds that seem to start for no reason Visible telangiectases on your lips, mouth, fingers, nose and the inside of your mouth Internal telangiectases or AVMs in your lungs, brain, spine, digestive tract or liver Family history of a parent, sibling or child with HHT Your doctor may diagn...

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...

Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hht/symptoms-causes/syc-20351135?p=1

ew Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia (tuh-lan-jee-uk-TAY-zhuh) is a disorder that affects blood vessels. It can cause bleeding in the digestive tract, anemia, increased risk of stroke and other symptoms. In most cases, hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasis (HHT) isn't life-threatening and symptoms can be effectively managed. With HHT, also known as Osler-Weber-Rendu disease, some of the net...

Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/central-nervous-system-vascular-malformations/symptoms-causes/syc-20356113?p=1

ew Central nervous system vascular malformations are rare abnormalities of blood vessels in your brain or spinal cord and their membranes. There are several types of central nervous system vascular malformations, including: Arteriovenous malformations (AVMs). Arteriovenous malformations are abnormal tangles of blood vessels connecting arteries and veins. AVMs may occur anywhere in the body but ...

Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/primary-cough-headaches/symptoms-causes/syc-20371200?p=1

ew Cough headaches are an unusual type of headache triggered by coughing and other types of straining — such as from sneezing, blowing your nose, laughing, crying, singing, bending over or having a bowel movement. Doctors divide cough headaches into two categories. Primary cough headaches are usually harmless, occur in limited episodes and eventually improve on their own. Secondary cough headac...

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...

Overview - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/vascular-rings/cdc-20389579?p=1

ar rings Vascular rings are malformations of the aortic arch in the main blood vessel that leads from the heart (aorta) that partly or completely encircle the windpipe (trachea) or the tube that leads from your mouth to your stomach (esophagus) or both. These defects are present at birth (congenital), but symptoms can occur either in infancy or later in life. Symptoms are caused by some portion...

Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/intracranial-venous-malformations/symptoms-causes/syc-20353336?p=1

ew Intracranial venous malformations are abnormally enlarged veins in your brain. These enlargements aren't likely to cause symptoms or affect how the veins work. Intracranial venous malformations might remain undetected or be found incidentally when you have a brain-imaging test for another condition. Most often, this condition doesn't require treatment. By Mayo Clinic Staff

Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/cavernous-malformations/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20360944?p=1

al cavernous malformations care at Mayo Clinic Experience Each year, doctors at Mayo Clinic treat more than 200 people with cerebral cavernous malformations (CCMs). Your doctors work together as an integrated team to provide you with comprehensive care, whether your condition calls for observation, medication or surgery. Mayo Clinic doctors trained in many areas study CCMs and related condition...

Cleft Palate Surgery & Cleft Lip Surgery | Cleveland Clin
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Jan 12th, 2013 - What are cleft lip and cleft palate defects? Cleft lip and cleft palate are facial and oral malformations that occur very early in pregnancy, while the baby is developing inside its mother. A cleft results when there is not enough tissue in the mouth or lip area, and the tissue that is available does not join together properly. A cleft lip is a physical split or separation of the two sides of t...

Patient education: Ectopic (tubal) pregnancy (Beyond the Basics)
https://www.uptodate.com//contents/ectopic-tubal-pregnancy-beyond-the-basics
Togas Tulandi

ECTOPIC PREGNANCY OVERVIEW Ectopic pregnancy occurs when a developing embryo implants at a site other than the inside wall of the uterus. A brief overview of early pregnancy may be helpful in understanding ectopic pregnancy. Normal pregnancy — A woman's reproductive system includes the uterus, two ovaries, two fallopian tubes, and the vagina. The fallopian tubes are narrow tubes that link the o...

Patient education: Seizures in adults (Beyond the Basics)
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Steven C Schachter

WHAT IS A SEIZURE? The brain contains billions of neurons (nerve cells) that create and receive electrical impulses. Electrical impulses allow neurons to communicate with one another. During a seizure, there is abnormal and excessive electrical activity in the brain. This can cause changes in awareness, behavior, and/or abnormal movements. This activity usually lasts only a few seconds to minut...

Patient education: Seizures in children (Beyond the Basics)
https://www.uptodate.com//contents/seizures-in-children-beyond-the-basics
Angus Wilfong

SEIZURE OVERVIEW The brain contains billions of neurons (nerve cells) that create and receive electrical impulses. Electrical impulses allow neurons to communicate with one another. During a seizure, there is abnormal and excessive electrical activity in the brain. This can cause changes in awareness, behavior, and/or abnormal movements. This activity usually lasts only a few seconds to minutes...