Arteriovenous Malformation - Case 6

A 9-year old girl presented with headaches. Slight left sided weakness was present on examination.

Show the MRI Scan with Gadolinium

T1-weighted axial images. Note the numerous dark flow voids in the right basal ganglia / thalamus that enhance with contrast. These are dilated vessels of the AVM. AVMs typically present with headaches, seizures or intracranial hemorrhage.

Revised 04/23/06.
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