Familial cerebral cavernous malformation


Familial cerebral cavernous malformation: Another name for Cerebral cavernous malformations (or close medical condition association). Cerebral cavernous malformations: A rare disorder where a group of small abnormal blood vessels in the brain. These blood vessels become enlarged, irregularly shaped and thin walled. They swell when filled with blood and are then often unable to return to their original shape and the thin walls means that they can leak blood and cause bleeding in the brain. Severity of symptoms depends on the number and location of the lesions.


The list of signs and symptoms mentioned in various sources for Cerebral cavernous malformations includes the 2 symptoms listed below: 

  • Asymptomatic 25% 
  • Headache


The signs and symptom information on this page attempts to provide a list of some possible signs and symptoms of Cerebral cavernous malformations. This medical information about signs and symptoms for Cerebral cavernous malformations has been gathered from various sources, may not be fully accurate, and may not be the full list of Cerebral cavernous malformations signs or Cerebral cavernous malformations symptoms. Furthermore, signs and symptoms of Cerebral cavernous malformations may vary on an individual basis for each patient. Only your doctor can provide adequate diagnosis of any signs or symptoms and whether they are indeed Cerebral cavernous malformations symptoms.