Moyamoya Disease Program | Conditions and Treatments


Angiogram showing a high-resolution view of an aneurysm. Sometimes the wall of an artery in the brain develops a weak spot, and the vessel bulges outward. This is known as a cerebral aneurysm....

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Brain arteriovenous malformations

What is a brain arteriovenous malformation? A brain arteriovenous malformation (AVM) is a tangle of arteries and veins in the brain that are not connected normally. This is a condition that is usually...

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Cavernous malformations

The Cerebrovascular Surgery and Interventions Center treats cavernous malformations and other cerebrovascular conditions. A cavernous malformation (CM), also called a cavernoma, cavernous hemangiomas...

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Moyamoya Disease

When we hear that someone has had, or is at risk for, a stroke, we tend to immediately picture an older person. “After all,” we may think, “a stroke is something our parents and grandparents might...

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Vein of Galen Malformations

One family's story Through the nonprofit Partners in Health, 4-month-old Rolensky of Haiti came to Boston Children’s with heart failure caused by a large vein of Galen malformation (VOGM) deep in his...

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