Patient Comments: Arteriovenous Malformation - Health Consequences

Do you know someone who had a health consequence related to an arteriovenous malformation? Please share your story.

Comment from: 65-74 Female (Patient) Published: June 02

I had embolization with glue for arteriovenous malformation. My health issues are: uncontrollable bowels and bladder problems, muscle tremors in legs, tingling in one arm and leg with a lot of weakness, and cannot walk without walker. I am thankful to be alive.

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Comment from: foot AVM, 19-24 Male (Caregiver) Published: January 30

The patient had small lesion on forehead and was removed when he was a child. He had a foot with the middle toe that grew grossly abnormally fat. He was seen by a podiatrist who discovered arteriovenous malformation with an MRI and stated it might also be in his foot and heel. Patient does have heart valve murmurs in all four valves.

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