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Multiple cavernous angiomas, transverse section of pons, close-up

Last updated on Monday, April 20 2009 by gliageek

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Multiple cavernous angiomas, transverse section of pons, close-up
Unlike most of the other vascular malformations, cavernous angiomas may occur as a familial trait in which cases they are often multiple. The absence of associated edema distinguishes these lesions from hemorrhagic metastases, such as may be seen in patients with malignant melanoma and renal cell carcinoma.



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