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Related to malformation: Arteriovenous malformation, cavernous malformation, vascular malformation
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Pancreatic arteriovenous malformation may be associated with portal hypertension, portal vein thrombosis and pancreatitis.
2,4,10) The appearance of a cavernous malformation with edema may be unclear and mimic other lesions such as neoplasm, including ependymoma, astrocytoma, hemangioblastoma, metastasis, multiple sclerosis plaque, and arteriovenous malformation.
Vascular malformation masquerading as sialolithiasis and parotid obstruction: A case report and review of the literature.
A search of the medical literature found nine studies of about 500 women with IBD treated with these drugs during any stage of pregnancy and a group of disease-matched controls who were not treated with either drug, who were included to avoid the confounding effects of other diseases on outcomes measured in the studies, which included congenital malformations, spontaneous abortions, low birth weight, and prematurity.
Now we have this evidence, advice should be more explicit about the kinds of serious defects such as deformed limbs, and facial and gastrointestinal malformations that babies of mothers who smoke during pregnancy could suffer from.
4), (5) There is a relationship between the choroidal type of malformation and heart failure in neonates, and it is more severe in presentation than the mural type, as was the case with our patient.
Initially, agricultural chemicals were thought to be the possible cause of such malformations.
Malformation rates were as high as 18 percent (anything above 3 percent is considered unusual).
The device, which Giannotta said ``looks like a huge football helmet,'' is equipped with a computer that pinpoints the precise location of the patient's arteriovenous malformation.
Actual malformations of the brain are the most infrequent neural abnormality associated with congenital rubella infection.
An intracranial arteriovenous malformation is an abnormal tangle of blood vessels in the brain.