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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Shenoy SN, Raja A. Br Med J ;2: Cirsoid aneurysms Racemose haemangioma Racemose haemangiomas.

Results of surgical excision of cirsoid aneurysm of the scalp without preoperative interventions

Well planned surgical excision can have least surgical aneurysn rates and complications. However, this is almost always followed by recurrence because of the development of collateral vessels.

On examination aneurhsm can be warm compressible pulsating on palpation machinery murmur on auscultation. Congenital arteriovenousanomalies of the head and neck. The etiology of cirsoid aneurysms is still controversial.

The incidence of cirsoid aneurysms of scalp is rare and infrequently encountered by the neurosurgeon. Plain X-ray, computerized tomography scan and complete selective cerebral angiogram were done in all. All the patients had postoperative magnetic resonance angiogram without residual lesion. Nil Conflict of Interest: However, it is generally accepted that it may be either of congenital or traumatic origin.


Synonyms or Alternate Spellings: Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed. Malan E, Azzolini A. This is a retrospective case series study on nine patients with cirsoid aneurysms who aneurys, treated with surgical excision. Br Med J ;1: Plast Reconstr Surg ; A report of cases.

The lesion was progressively separated from the underlying skin and totally cirsoud [ Figure 4d ]. Postoperative magnetic resonance angiogram showed no residual lesion in all patients.

No patients had any recurrence in the follow-up. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Surgical management of cirsoid aneurysms. Complete surgical excision for the lesions was done.

Post-embolization angiogram showed complete obliteration in 11 patients. They are usually congenital in etiology. The superficial temporal artery STA was involved in seven Linfante Journal of NeuroInterventional Surgery. Embolization of a traumatic arteriovenous fistula of the scalp with radiopaque gelfoam pledgets. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Cirsoid aneurysm of scalp: demonstration on CT angiography (CTA)

Rappaport I, Yim D. Cirsoid aneurysms of the scalp. Emergency ultrasound-guided percutaneous embolization of post-traumatic bleeding hepatic artery pseudoaneurysms. The patient underwent open surgery with ligation of the feeders and excision of the arteriovenous fistula AVF.

Arteriovenous fistulae following hair transplantation: Horse-shoe shaped or bicoronal skin flaps in the case of frontal lesions were raised. National Center for Biotechnology InformationU. Please review our privacy policy. J Neurosci Rural Pract ;3: Arteriovenous naeurysm was first described by Hunter in None, Conflict of Interest: As the use of endovascular techniques has been improved, authors offer embolization of these lesions based upon the suggestion that these lesions are very difficult to manage surgically due to severe intraoperative anerysm loss, and they may have vital risk.


Clinical manifestation may include a loud continuous bruit, hemorrhage and throbbing headache, and in severe cases scalp necrosis. Excision and grafting are possible treatments. Endovascular treatment of scalp cirsoid aneurysms.

The treatment options of these lesions include endovascular treatment, direct intralesional injection of sclerosing agents, ligation of feeders, and surgical excision. Arteriovenous malformation of scalp, cirsoid aneurysm, external carotid supply, occipital artery, temporal artery.

A year-old girl presented with a progressively increasing pulsatile cirzoid scalp swelling with linear tortuous structures in the frontoparietal region.

In this study, we evaluate the surgical results of nine patients with cirsoid aneurysms without any preoperative interventions for the lesion and our results are compared with literature results. However, traumatic fistulas have also been described. J Oral Maxillofac Surg ; Arteriovenous malformations of the scalp.

Seven patients had forehead lesions, four anneurysm temporal and the remaining four patients had occipital region cirsoid aneurysms. Rappaport I, Yim D. Cirsoid aneurysm of scalp is a rare arteriovenous malformation AVM of external carotid branches and scalp veins.