Sporadic multiple cerebral cavernomatosis - Report of a case and review of literature

Coban A., Gurses C., Bilgic B., Sencer S., Karasu A., Bebek N., ...More

NEUROLOGIST, vol.14, no.1, pp.46-49, 2008 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 14 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/nrl.0b013e31813e343f
  • Journal Name: NEUROLOGIST
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.46-49
  • Keywords: cavernoma, sporadic multiple malformation, liver transplantation, seizure, levetiracetam, FAMILIAL CAVERNOUS MALFORMATIONS, NATURAL-HISTORY, NERVOUS-SYSTEM, ANGIOMAS, BRAIN, HEMANGIOMAS, APPEARANCE, MUTATIONS, LESIONS, GENE
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes


Objective: Cerebral cavernous malformations (CCM) are vascular malformations causing seizures and cerebral hemorrhages. They occur in sporadic and familial forms. Familial cases are associated with a high frequency of multiple lesions, which are less frequently associated with sporadic cases.