|Name||Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)|
|Related to/Also known as||Arteriovenous Fistula (AVF)
Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformations (PAVM)
|Symptoms||AVMs can occur in the brain, spine, lungs, kidneys and the skin. They occur following the abnormal development of blood vessels, which produces a tangle of blood vessels.|
|Useful national contacts||AVM Support UK
|Online resources||Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) (The Birthmark Support Group website)
The library at The Brain Charity has a range of reference resources on this condition and on a wide range of disability related issues.
This includes a copy of the Brain & Spine Foundation's booklet "Vascular Malformations Of The Brain".