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September 1971

Brain Stem Arteriovenous Malformations

Author Affiliations

Boston and Berkeley, Calif
From the departments of ophthalmology (Dr. Lessell), radiology (Dr. Ferris), and neurology (Drs. Lessell, Ferris, and Feldman), Boston University School of Medicine, and departments of ophthalmology, neurology, and neurosurgery (Dr. Hoyt), University of California, Berkeley, Calif.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1971;86(3):255-259. doi:10.1001/archopht.1971.01000010257003

Arteriovenous malformations within or adjacent to the brain stem produce unpredictable signs and symptoms mimicking other vascular diseases, tumors, and multiple sclerosis. Two cases with prominent ocular findings illustrate the ways in which these rare lesions present clinically and evoke local and distant neuro-ophthalmic changes.