A Life Threatening Bleeding Arteriovenous Malformation of the Maxilla Complicated with an Acute Cerebral Ischemic Stroke Recovered: Case Report and Review of Literature
Volume 4 ; Issue 1 ; in Month : 2022 (2023) Article No : 104
Mezdid C, Jamal O, Abdenbi Tsen A, et al.
Arteriovenous malformation (AVM) of the head and neck is a rare and potentially life-threatening entity due to massive hemorrhage, which poses a challenge to surgeons treating patients with these lesions.
The head and neck region accounts for approximately 50% of all arteriovenous malformations (AVM), and the same region also accounts for about approximately 50% of intraosseous AVM in the maxillary facial region, which can be very dangerous, as a simple tooth extraction or a biopsy can lead to a major hemorrhage that may eventually cause death. The Treatment may be surgical or non-surgical.
We present the case of a 27-year-old patient with an AVM of the maxilla complicated during his hospitalization for an acute cerebral ischemic stroke, from which he recovered.
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