|Name||Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)|
|Related to/Also known as||Arteriovenous Fistula (AVF)
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|
|Children & young people||
Arteriovenous Malformations (for Parents) (KidsHealth website)
Venous malformations (Great Ormond Street Hospital)
Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) (The Birthmark Support Group website)
Arteriovenous malformation and driving (GOV.UK)
Vascular malformations of the brain (Brain & Spine Foundation)
Arteriovenous Malformation Information Page (U.S National Institute for Neurologogical Disorders and Stroke)
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".