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Name Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
Related to/Also known as Arteriovenous Fistula (AVF)
Angioma
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.
Types  
Useful national contacts  
Children & young people

Arteriovenous Malformations (for Parents) (KidsHealth website)
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Venous malformations (Great Ormond Street Hospital)
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Online resources

Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) (The Birthmark Support Group website)
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Arteriovenous malformation and driving (GOV.UK)
You must tell the DVLA if you have an arteriovenous malformation
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Vascular malformations of the brain (Brain & Spine Foundation)
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Arteriovenous Malformation Information Page (U.S National Institute for Neurologogical Disorders and Stroke)
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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".