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a disfiguring abnormality of shape or form

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something abnormal or anomalous

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The second most common finding is arteriovenous malformations (AVM) in the internal organs.
Arteriovenous malformations (AVMs) that characterize HHT are found in the lungs, brain, spinal cord, and liver.
Embolotherapy in the treatment of congenital arteriovenous malformations of the hand: a case report.
Many medical conditions increase the risk of stroke, including cardioembolic diseases such as rheumatic heart disease or atrial septal defects; atherosclerosis (which may account for 15%-25% of cerebral infarctions in pregnancy); and disorders such as sickle cell disease, thrombophilias, central venous thrombosis, arteriovenous malformations and aneurysms, and cerebral vasoconstrictive syndrome.
There are many causes of progressive leg weakness in elderly people, and to this list must be added spinal dural arteriovenous malformations (SDAVMs) a pathological entity first described in 1977[1].
Pulmonary embolization and infarction: An iatrogenic complication of transcatheter embolization of a cerebral arteriovenous malformation with polyvinyl alcohol sponge.
Although developmental venous anomalies are considered to be benign lesions, association with arteriovenous malformation renders malignant potential to this combined pathology.
3) suggests the term uterine vascular malformations for those diagnosed by ultrasound with arteriovenous malformation describing only those lesions seen on angiography to have the appropriate characteristics (Early venous filling).
This paper describes the use of CyberKnife radiosurgery in the treatment of accidentally found cervical spinal arteriovenous malformation (AVM).
An arteriovenous malformation (A VM) in the neck is a previously unreported cause of hoarseness.
Coverage begins with a brief history of arteriovenous malformation radiosurgery, the natural history of cerebral arteriovenous malformations and the risk of hemorrhage after radiosurgery, and the technological evolution of gamma knife radiosurgery.
Sarah's coma was caused by arteriovenous malformation - which means blood vessels can burst at any time.