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J Korean Neurosurg Soc. 1992 May;21(5):598-603. Korean. Original Article.
Lim YH , Sim KB , Shin HS , Moon JG , Su SK , Kang WB , Lim CS , Kim HY , Jin SH .
Department of Neurosurgery, Capital Armed Forces General Hospital, Seoul Korea.
Department of Radiology, College of Medicine, Chung-Ang University, Seoul, Korea.
Abstract

The arteriovenous fistula and cirsoid aneurysm, characterised by abnormal arterial and venous connections with grossly dilated and expansile mass of vessels, may predispose to dramatic complications. Cirsoid aneurysms of the scalp have been reported to be difficult to remove. Multiple treatment schemes have been described and, as yet, no standard form of therapy exists. Three cases of cirsoid aneurysms of the scalp are presented. Each of them was treated with embolization and total excision after ligation of the feeding arteries. All of them were well cured.

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