A cirsoid aneurysm is the dilation of a group of blood vessels due to congenital malformations with arterio venous (AV) shunting. Cirsoid means resembling a. Cirsoid aneurysms are rare arteriovenous malformations of the scalp and extremities. Clinical presentation Patients often present with a slow-growing pulsatile. thought to be the first reported example of familial cirsoid aneurysm of the scalp. Cirsoid aneurysms of the scalp are rare. They are usually of either congenital or.

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Cirsoid aneurysm of scalp: demonstration on CT angiography (CTA)

Arteriovenous malformation of the scalp: To evaluate the results of well-planned classic surgical excision of cirsoid aneurysm. A-V malformations may be congenital or traumatic in origin.

Report of three cases.

Sometimes, a minor traumatic episode, such as a fall or bump on the head, can lead to the formation of a cirsoid aneurysm. Treatment of scalp arteriovenous malformation. No patient had undergone prior interventions for the lesion. Arteriovenous malformations and fistulae.

Ann Plast Surg ;18; Published by Wolters Kluwer – Medknow. There were no major procedure-related complications.

Embolization of a traumatic arteriovenous fistula of the scalp with radiopaque gelfoam pledgets. Arteriovenous malformation of scalp, cirsoid aneurysm, external carotid supply, occipital artery, temporal artery. Edit article Share article View revision history.

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Majority of the scalp AVF are supplied by either one cirsoir both the superficial temporal arteries. In CT skull, the lesion appeared as soft tissue scalp swelling while in MRI as cirsojd flow voids underlying the subcutaneous tissue [ Figure 2 ].

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Cirsoid aneurysm of scalp

Spontaneous arteriovenous fistula of the superficial temporal artery: On the basis of clinical and CTA findings a final diagnosis of cirsoid aneurysm was made. Although, angiography is the gold-standard investigation to delineate the lesion and to exclude an intracranial component, MRA was a good non-invasive alternative [ Figure 3 ]. Cirsoid aneurysm of the scalp.

Cirsoid aneurysm treatment by percuataneous injection of sodium tetradecyl sulfate. A CT angiography can play a pivotal role in planning the treatment by tracing the feeder vessels and giving the relation of lesion with adjacent structures.

Cirsoid aneurysm of scalp: demonstration on CT angiography (CTA)

Surgical Management of Cirsoid Aneurysms. This malformation of scalp is also synonymously called as plexiform angioma, aneurysma racesomsum, and aneurysm cirsoide, aneurysma serpentinum. The study was conducted on nine patients. Value of multidetector CT scan in pre-operative evaluation.


Imaging plays an important role in the diagnosis. Preoperative interventions should not be used as a routine management for these lesions but it should be preserved aneurrysm advanced and complex lesions. Description A year-old girl presented with a progressively increasing pulsatile subcutaneous scalp swelling with linear tortuous structures in the frontoparietal region.

Once the scalp flap was raised, the lesion could be seen and palpated through the galea. The main advantage of the surgical resection ansurysm cirsoid aneurysms anwurysm the prevention of very often seen recurrences because of a development of collateral vessels following embolization of cirsoid aneurysms. Singapore Med J ; Case report and review of the literature. J Neurosci Rural Pract.

Cirsoid aneurysms Racemose haemangioma Racemose haemangiomas. Surgical management of cirsoid aneurysms. Rappaport I, Yim D. The pericranium underlying the lesion was thicker than normal in all patients and there were large feeding vessels.