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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Cirsoid aneurysm of scalp

Other systemic examination was normal, including thyroid, breast, and musculoskeletal system. Complete surgical excision for the lesions was done.

Sometimes, a minor traumatic episode, such as a fall or bump on the head, can lead to the formation of a cirsoid aneurysm. Angiography is the investigation of choice. Elimination of a cirsoid aneurysm of the scalp by direct percutaneous embolization with thrombogenic coils.

This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3. Differential diagnosis of a pulsatile scalp swelling includes the following: National Center for Biotechnology InformationU.


Shenoy SN, Raja A. Arteriovenous fistula was first described by Hunter in Embolization of a traumatic arteriovenous fistula of the scalp with radiopaque gelfoam pledgets.

Traumatic arteriovenous fistula of the superficial temporal artery. The following investigations were done preoperatively: After excision of the lesion, the flap was replaced with interrupted stitches of silk in aneyrysm galea and the skin.

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Cirsoid aneurysm – Wikipedia

J Neurosci Rural Pract ;3: A year-old girl presented with a progressively increasing pulsatile subcutaneous scalp swelling with linear tortuous structures in the frontoparietal region. Open in a separate window. Few dilated veins were noted in this region. Support Radiopaedia and see fewer ads. To evaluate the results of well-planned virsoid surgical excision of cirsoid aneurysm.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. They are usually congenital in etiology.

Author information Copyright and License information Disclaimer. Once the shunts were established, they received more blood through the abundant collaterals in the scalp.


Cirsoid aneurysm

This article has been cited by other articles in PMC. Particular care was taken not to button-hole the skin cirsod to avoid excessive cauterization that may cause postoperative scalp necrosis.

Nil Conflict of Interest: Treatment options include endovascular occlusion, surgical resection or direct injection of sclerosing agents 2. J Cardiovasc Surg ;9: In one of the largest series of these lesions reported to date, surgery alone gave excellent results.

Cirsoid aneurysm of scalp

On the basis of clinical and CTA findings a final diagnosis of cirsoid aneurysm was made. 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 into a large deforming mass.

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