Spontaneous closure of a dural arteriovenous malformation

Surg Neurol. 1976 Aug;6(2):107-10.


A case in which closure of an arteriovenous malformation involving the dura mater occurred spontaneously is presented. The anatomy, pathophysiology and clinical symptomatology of such lesions are reviewed. Possible mechanisms of spontaneous closure of intracranial arteriovenous malformations are discussed.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Arteriovenous Malformations / diagnostic imaging
  • Arteriovenous Malformations / physiopathology*
  • Dura Mater / blood supply*
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Meningeal Arteries / abnormalities
  • Meningeal Arteries / diagnostic imaging
  • Radiography