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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The superficial temporal artery is particularly vulnerable to trauma due to its long and relatively exposed course in the scalp.

Cirsoid aneurysm of scalp

Her general physical examination was normal. None, Conflict of Interest: Emergency ultrasound-guided percutaneous embolization of post-traumatic bleeding hepatic artery pseudoaneurysms. Surgical procedure All patients cirxoid operated under general anesthesia.

As the use of endovascular techniques has been improved, authors offer embolization of these lesions based upon the suggestion that these lesions are very difficult to manage surgically due to severe intraoperative blood loss, and they may have vital risk. Review of 60 cases. Traumatic arteriovenous fistula of the scalp at the site of previous craniotomy. Cirsoid aneurysm of the scalp. Materials and Methods This is a retrospective case series study on nine patients with cirsoid aneurysms who were treated with surgical excision during the period from January and January None of our patients had history of bleeding from the lesions or any neurological deficits.


Results of surgical excision of cirsoid aneurysm of the scalp without preoperative interventions

Jaypee Brothers Medical Pub. Curative treatment of scalp arteriovenous fistulas by direct puncture and embolization with absolute alcohol.

Open in a separate window. Sometimes adjunctive transarterial embolization is also required to deal with deeper feeders.

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This is a retrospective case series study. The lesion usually begins as a small, subcutaneous lump in the head which over a period of time evolves anuerysm a large deforming mass.

Complete surgical excision for the lesions was done. Linfante Journal of NeuroInterventional Surgery.

Preoperative interventions should not be used as a routine management for these lesions but it should be preserved for advanced and complex lesions. Cirsoid aneurysms Racemose haemangioma Racemose haemangiomas. Diwakar Rao 1 Department of Neurosurgery, Fr. Please review our privacy policy.

Acta Neurochir Wien ; Differential diagnosis of a pulsatile scalp swelling includes the ccirsoid Familial cirsoid aneurysms of the scalp. However, this is almost always followed by recurrence because of the development of collateral vessels. Cirsoid aneurysm of scalp is a rare arteriovenous malformation AVM of external carotid branches and scalp veins.


In suspicion of arteriovenous malformation a CT angiography CTA was performed which showed a large vascular mass cirwoid of bunch of dilated and tortuous vessels in the scalp. Annals of Vascular Surgery.

Bone and Soft Tissue Tumors. Embolization by superselective angiography from the femoral route in neuroradiology: A loud bruit was heard on auscultation. This condition is almost always a result of blunt or penetrating head trauma. Typically, cirsoid aneurysms of the scalp are fed by the superficial temporal artery only and less commonly they are fed by both superficial temporal and occipital arteries.

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Tenderness and hyperemia over the skin, necrosis over the lesion, permanent patchy hair loss, pain zneurysm the fistula site and escape of embolization material into the general circulation are the complications that can be seen after both endovascular and percutaneous embolization procedures. Department of Surgery, Fr.