Moyamoya Disease Program | Conditions and Treatments

Aneurysms

What is a brain aneurysm? A brain aneurysm is a weak spot in the wall of an artery in the brain that bulges outward. It is also called a cerebral aneurysm. Brain aneurysms are very rare in children...

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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 disrupt the normal flow of blood. This is a condition that is...

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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

What is a vein of Galen malformation? A vein of Galen malformation (VOGM) is a type of rare blood vessel abnormality inside the brain. In VOGM, misshapen arteries in the brain connect directly with...

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