Excision of cavernous angioma with preservation of coexisting venous angioma. Case report

J Neurosurg. 1991 Sep;75(3):461-4. doi: 10.3171/jns.1991.75.3.0461.


The case of a patient presenting with dysphasic seizures due to a cavernous angioma coexisting with a venous malformation is reported. The cavernous angioma was resected with preservation of the venous malformation, as confirmed by postoperative studies. The patient was seizure-free following surgery.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Brain Neoplasms / complications
  • Brain Neoplasms / surgery*
  • Cerebral Veins / abnormalities*
  • Female
  • Hemangioma* / complications
  • Hemangioma, Cavernous / complications
  • Hemangioma, Cavernous / surgery*
  • Humans
  • Neoplasms, Multiple Primary*
  • Seizures / etiology