Name Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
Related to/Also known as Arteriovenous Fistula (AVF)
Arteriovenous Anomaly
Cavernous Malformation
Venous Malformation
Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformations (PAVM)
Symptoms of Arteriovenous Malformation
AVMs can occur in the brain, spine, lungs, kidneys and the skin. They occur following the abnormal development of blood vessels, which produces a tangle of blood vessels.
Useful national contacts AVM Support UK
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Online resources Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) (The Birthmark Support Group website)
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Our resources

The library at The Brain Charity has a range of resources on Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) and on a wide range of disability related issues.

This includes a copy of the Brain & Spine Foundation's booklet "Vascular Malformations Of The Brain".