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

May 6th, 2022 - Overview Cerebral cavernous malformation Open pop-up dialog box Close Cerebral cavernous malformation Cerebral cavernous malformation A cerebral cavernous malformation is an abnormally formed blood vessel, shaped like a small mulberry, which can form in the brain or spinal cord and may result in a wide range of neurological symptoms. Cerebral cavernous malformations (CCMs) are groups of tightly...

Brain aneurysm - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/brain-aneurysm/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20361689

Apr 27th, 2022 - Brain aneurysm care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Team approach to care Mayo Clinic neurologists, neurosurgeons, neuroradiologists and others work together for brain aneurysm care. Mayo Clinic doctors trained in brain conditions (neurologists), brain surgery (neurosurgeons) and nonsurgical treatments (neurosurgeons and neuroradiologists) have experience treating people who have brai...

Brain aneurysm - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/brain-aneurysm/symptoms-causes/syc-20361483

Apr 27th, 2022 - Overview Brain aneurysm Open pop-up dialog box Close Brain aneurysm Brain aneurysm An aneurysm is a ballooning at a weak spot in an artery wall. An aneurysm's walls can be thin enough to rupture. The illustration shows an individual with an unruptured aneurysm. The inset shows what happens when the aneurysm ruptures. The Dangers of Brain Aneurysm Aneurysms can lurk without symptoms, but screeni...

Brain aneurysm - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/brain-aneurysm/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20361595

Apr 27th, 2022 - Diagnosis If you experience a sudden, severe headache or other symptoms that could be related to a ruptured aneurysm, you'll be given tests to determine whether you've had bleeding into the space between your brain and surrounding tissues (subarachnoid hemorrhage). The tests can also determine if you've had another type of stroke. You may also be given tests if you show symptoms of an unrupture...

Dural arteriovenous fistulas - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/dural-arteriovenous-fistulas/symptoms-causes/syc-20364280

Mar 23rd, 2022 - Overview Dural arteriovenous fistulas (dAVFs) are abnormal connections between an artery and a vein in the tough covering over the brain or spinal cord (dura mater). In this rare condition, abnormal passageways between arteries and veins (arteriovenous fistulas) may occur in the brain, spinal cord or other areas of your body. Dural AVFs tend to occur later in life (50 to 60 years of age), and t...

Stroke - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/stroke/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20350119

Jan 20th, 2022 - Diagnosis Strokes FAQ Neurologist Robert Brown, M.D., answers the most frequently asked questions about strokes. Show transcript for video Strokes FAQ Hi, I'm Dr. Robert Brown, a neurologist at Mayo Clinic. And I'm here to answer some of the important question you may have about strokes. The fast acronym, F.A.S.T., is a good way of remembering stroke symptoms and what to do if you or a friend o...

Ebola virus and Marburg virus - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Jan 4th, 2022 - Overview Ebola virus and Marburg virus are related viruses that may cause hemorrhagic fevers. These are marked by severe bleeding (hemorrhage), organ failure and, in many cases, death. Both viruses are native to Africa, where sporadic outbreaks have occurred for decades. Ebola virus and Marburg virus live in animal hosts. Humans can get the viruses from infected animals. After the initial trans...

Ebola virus and Marburg virus - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/ebola-virus/symptoms-causes/syc-20356258

Jan 4th, 2022 - Overview Ebola virus and Marburg virus are related viruses that may cause hemorrhagic fevers. These are marked by severe bleeding (hemorrhage), organ failure and, in many cases, death. Both viruses are native to Africa, where sporadic outbreaks have occurred for decades. Ebola virus and Marburg virus live in animal hosts. Humans can get the viruses from infected animals. After the initial trans...

Postpartum Hemorrhage: Causes, Risks, Dia
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/22228-postpartum-hemorrhage

Jan 3rd, 2022 - Overview What is postpartum hemorrhage? Postpartum hemorrhage (PPH) is severe bleeding after giving birth. It's a serious and dangerous condition. PPH usually occurs within 24 hours of childbirth, but it can happen up to 12 weeks postpartum. When the bleeding is caught early and treated quickly, it leads to more successful outcomes. Postpartum hemorrhage is when the total blood loss is greater ...

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm: Causes, Symp
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/7153-abdominal-aortic-aneurysm

Nov 1st, 2021 - Overview What is an abdominal aortic aneurysm? An abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) is a potentially life-threatening condition. It’s a bulge in the main artery that supplies blood to your belly, pelvis and legs. The aneurysm is a weak spot in the blood vessel wall, at risk for rupturing (breaking open) and causing a hemorrhage (severe bleeding). Sometimes people call AAA a stomach aneurysm. What...

Subconjunctival hemorrhage (broken blood vessel in eye) - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/subconjunctival-hemorrhage/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20353832

Sep 21st, 2021 - Diagnosis Your doctor or eye doctor will generally diagnose a subconjunctival hemorrhage by looking at your eye. You'll likely need no other tests. If you have recurrent subconjunctival hemorrhages, your doctor may also: Ask you questions about your general health and symptoms Conduct an eye examination Take your blood pressure Obtain a routine blood test to make sure you don't have a potential...

Subconjunctival hemorrhage (broken blood vessel in eye) - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/subconjunctival-hemorrhage/symptoms-causes/syc-20353826

Sep 21st, 2021 - Overview Broken blood vessel in the eye Open pop-up dialog box Close Broken blood vessel in the eye Broken blood vessel in the eye A broken blood vessel in the eye may look alarming, but it's usually harmless. A subconjunctival hemorrhage (sub-kun-JUNK-tih-vul HEM-uh-ruj) occurs when a tiny blood vessel breaks just underneath the clear surface of your eye (conjunctiva). In many ways, it's just ...

Placental Abruption: Symptoms, Causes
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/9435-placental-abruption

Jul 7th, 2021 - Overview What is a placental abruption? Placental abruption is a complication of pregnancy that happens when the placenta separates from your uterus before your baby is born. The placenta is a temporary organ that connects a growing baby to your uterus during pregnancy. It attaches to the wall of your uterus, usually on the top or side and acts as a lifeline that gives nutrients and oxygen to y...

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

May 28th, 2021 - Central 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 multidisciplinary team to care for people who have centr...

Cerebral Hypoxia: What It Is
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/6025-cerebral-hypoxia

May 4th, 2021 - Overview What is cerebral hypoxia? Cerebral hypoxia occurs when your brain doesn’t get enough oxygen. A related condition, anoxia, occurs when no oxygen reaches the brain. Healthcare providers often use the terms together: a hypoxic-anoxic brain injury. Without oxygen, brain cells die, and a brain injury can occur. It can happen even when enough blood reaches the brain, such as when you breathe...

Diabetic Retinopathy: Symptoms,
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/8591-diabetic-retinopathy

Mar 22nd, 2021 - Overview What is diabetic retinopathy? Diabetic retinopathy is an eye condition that weakens the blood vessels in your retina. There are two types of diabetic retinopathy: Nonproliferative diabetic retinopathy (NPDR): In this early disease stage, people have blood vessels which leak in the retina. This manifests with either fluid, hemorrhage, or lipid seen in the retina. Eventually these blood ...

Premature Birth: Complications, M
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/21479-premature-birth

Feb 15th, 2021 - Overview What is premature birth? A preterm, premature or "preemie" baby is a baby born too early, or about three weeks before the due date. A normal pregnancy period (fetal development) is about 40 weeks. Preterm birth occurs at 37 weeks or earlier. This premature or early birth can pose serious health risks to the mother and baby. How common is premature birth? About 1 out of every 10 births ...

Eye Injury: Symptoms,
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/16988-eye-injuries

Feb 4th, 2021 - Overview What is an eye injury? Eye injuries include bruises, punctures and scratches. They can result from accidents, exposure to chemicals or foreign objects in the eye. See an ophthalmologist right away if you have an eye injury. Some eye injuries heal with rest and at-home treatments. Others can cause serious eye damage and vision loss. What are the most common eye injuries? Eye injuries ra...

Traumatic brain injury - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/traumatic-brain-injury/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20378561

Feb 4th, 2021 - Diagnosis Traumatic brain injuries may be emergencies. In the case of more-severe TBIs, consequences can worsen rapidly without treatment. Doctors or first responders need to assess the situation quickly. Glasgow Coma Scale This 15-point test helps a doctor or other emergency medical personnel assess the initial severity of a brain injury by checking a person's ability to follow directions and ...

Subarachnoid hemorrhage - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/subarachnoid-hemorrhage/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20361014

Jan 13th, 2021 - Diagnosis To diagnose a subarachnoid hemorrhage, your doctor is likely to recommend: CT scan. This imaging test can detect bleeding in your brain.Your doctor may inject a contrast dye to view your blood vessels in greater detail (CT angiogram). MRI. This imaging test also can detect bleeding in your brain. Your doctor might inject a dye into a blood vessel to view the arteries and veins in grea...