Be careful for signs of cerebral vascular malformations

Be careful for signs of cerebral vascular malformations 4
Be careful for signs of cerebral vascular malformations 4

Cerebrovascular malformation is a condition in which the arteries and veins in the brain are abnormal.

Warning signs of the risk of cerebral vascular malformations are almost similar to strokes because they can lead to brain bleeding.

Symptoms depend on the type of deformity the patient is suffering from.

Headache, dizziness: Sudden and intense pain that does not improve after using painkillers.

Headache and dizziness are warning symptoms of cerebral vascular malformations.

Nausea and vomiting: Patients feel continuous nausea, which may be accompanied by vomiting.

Numbness and weakness in the arms and legs: Patients may have symptoms of numbness and weakness in the arms and legs, for example, not being able to lift both arms above the head at the same time, having difficulty holding hands… Symptoms of numbness and weakness in the arms and legs often occur.

Language disorder: The patient exhibits signs of slurred speech, slurred speech, inability to understand complex sentences, inability to speak a complete sentence or even speech impediment.

Vision impairment: Cerebrovascular malformations cause vision problems, causing blurred vision, partial inability to see clearly or complete loss of vision.

Loss of consciousness: If not detected and treated promptly, people with cerebral vascular malformations will fall into a state of loss of consciousness, drowsiness, and coma.

Dr. Tan Si added that when a cerebral vascular malformation ruptures, it can lead to a very high risk of death.

In case a cerebral vascular malformation is detected, the patient will be advised on a treatment regimen to prevent bleeding or rupture of cerebral blood vessels.

Dung Nguyen

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