Anubhav G. Amin, Author at Neurology Advisor

Anubhav G. Amin

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Vascular malformations

OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know Are you sure your patient has a vascular malformation? What are the typical findings for this disease? Cerebral arteriovenous malformations (AVMs) are congenital lesions of direct shunts between arteries and veins without intervening capillary beds. Based on their anatomy, AVMs are categorized as: (1) high-flow with few arterial…

Aneurysm

OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know Are you sure your patient has had an aneurysm? What are the typical findings for this condition? Most pediatric aneurysms are symptomatic and children can present with headache, focal neurologic deficits, seizures, and subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) secondary to rupture. What caused this disease to develop at this time?…

Moyamoya disease

OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know Are you sure your patient has moyamoya disease? What are the typical findings for this disease? Moyamoya disease is a cerebrovascular occlusive disorder of unknown origin resulting from progressive stenosis of the distal intracranial internal carotid arteries (ICA) and the proximal branches of the anterior and middle cerebral…

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