TITLE

Possible Role of Local Hypoxia in the De Novo Formation of Dural and Osteodural Arteriovenous Fistulas after Encephalitis: A Case Report

AUTHOR(S)
Iizuka, Y.; Yamashiro, Y.; Suzuki, M.; Sumi, Y.; Oizumi, H.; Yoritaka, A.; Tanaka, S.
PUB. DATE
October 2008
SOURCE
Neuroradiology Journal;Oct2008, Vol. 21 Issue 5, p698
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
A rare case of de novo formation of dural and osteodural arteriovenous fistulas after encephalitis is presented. We review and discuss the etiological angiogenetic factors and processes in intracranial dural arteriovenous fistulas formation. Local tissue hypoxia may have played a role in the initial step causing sprouting angiogenesis as the main pathogenesis of DAVFs formation.
ACCESSION #
37835959

 

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