Unusual case of intracranial dural AV fistula presenting with acute myelopathy

Mohamed Abdelsadg, Avinash Kumar Kanodia (Lead / Corresponding author), Peter Keston, James Galea

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    Abstract

    We present a case of intracranial arteriovenous fistula with perimedullary venous drainage presenting with acute myelopathy, which is an unusual presentation of this uncommon condition. Subsequent catheter angiogram defined the arterial feeders from the meningohypophyseal trunk and petrosal branch of the middle meningeal artery. The patient was successfully embolised, resulting in complete obliteration of the fistula, and significant resolution of brainstem and cervical cord changes along with clinical improvement.

    Original languageEnglish
    JournalBMJ Case Reports
    Volume2016
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 27 Apr 2016

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