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Cerebral Malformations, Vascular
Intracranial Vascular Malformations
Occult Intracranial Vascular Malformations
Vein of Galen Malformation
As the name suggests, vascular malformations of the brain is an umbrella term for at least six conditions in which blood vessels of the brain are affected. Such malformations are classified into several types in which the symptoms, severity, and causes vary. These types of VMB are: (1) arteriovenous malformations (AVM), abnormal arteries and veins; (2) cavernous malformations (CM), enlarged blood-filled spaces; (3) venous angiomas (VA), abnormal veins; (4) telangiectasias (TA), enlarged capillary-sized vessels; (5) vein of Galen malformations (VGM); and (6) mixed malformations (MM).
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Vascular Disease Foundation 550 M Ritchie Highway PMB-281 Severna Park, MD 21146 Tel: (443)261-5564 Tel: (888)833-4463 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Internet: http://www.vdf.org
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National Organization of Vascular Anomalies PO Box 38216 Greensboro, NC 27438-8216 Email: email@example.com Internet: http://www.novanews.org
Venous Disease Coalition 1075 S. Yukon Street, Suite 320 Suite 320 Lakewood, CO 80226 Tel: (303)989-0500 Fax: (303)989-0200 Tel: (888)833-4463 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Internet: http://www.venousdiseasecoalition.org
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