International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Case Studies | Surgery | India | Volume 12 Issue 4, April 2023


Management of a Rare Case of Cerebral Arterio - Venous Malformation in Pregnancy

Dr. Ashutosh Rajguru | Dr. Chandratej Kadam | Dr. Kailash Mogal


Abstract: We present a case of a 21 year old female with at 22 weeks of pregnancy, who developed sudden headache followed by drowsiness. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the brain revealed intra parenchymal bleeding secondary to a right sided arterio - venous malformation (AVM). Craniotomy, AVM excised. Patient improved neurologically post op; and delivered by LSCS lateron. Cerebral AVMs, though rare, have the tendancy to cause potentially fatal outcomes. Neurological symptoms in a pregnant woman should be investigated for early diagnosis and management, due to its associated morbidity and mortality. A multidisciplinary approach should be adopted due to the complexity of the condition.


Keywords: Cerebral AVM, Pregnancy, Arterio - venous malformation


Edition: Volume 12 Issue 4, April 2023,


Pages: 130 - 131


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