The University of Arizona
Department of Surgery

Cavernous Malformation

A cavernous malformation, or cavernoma, is an abnormality of the brain vessels which has a tendency to hemorrhage, causing symptoms like stroke and seizure.  Treatment may require surgical resection or radiosurgery to eliminate the malformation. 



Why Us? 


The Neurovascular Program at the University of Arizona Medical Center offers state-of-the-art surgical treatment for cavernous malformation.  For the best neurosurgical care in Tucson, Southern Arizona and the Southwest, you can make an appointment by calling us at (520) 694-1000.

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