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VASCULAR MALFORMATIONS

OVERVIEW

Cerebral vascular malformations are a heterogeneous group of disorders that may be associated with epilepsy. The important vascular malformations that are seen in patients with epilepsy are presented in this section of EpilepsyDiagnosis.org:

Seizures may occur due to local structural distortion of cortex, hypoxia-ischemia, hemosiderin deposition from recurrent microhemorrhage or gliosis.

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