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Neurointervention 2007;2(1):76-80.
Coil Embolization of Spontaneous Vertebral Arteriovenous Fistula Associated with Neurofibromatosis Type 1: A Case Report.
Hae Wook Pyun, Dae Yoon Kim, Mi Ock Huh, Hyeon Mi Yoo, Dae Chul Suh
Department of Radiology, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Korea. dcsuh@amc.seoul.kr
Abstract
We present a case of 44-year-old male with spontaneous right vertebral arteriovenous fistula associated with neurofibromatosis type 1. The symptom of this patient was myeloradiculopathy of which was due to compressed cervical spinal cord by enlarged epidural vein. Complete occlusion of the fistula using coils resulted in relief of the patient symptom and complete disappearance of enlarged epidural vein on follow-up MR image one month later.
Key Words: Neurofibromatosis; Vertebral arteriovenous fistula; Embolization


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