WHAT IS A VASCULAR MALFORMATION?
Vascular Malformation is a general term that includes congenital vascular anomalies of only veins, only lymph vessels, both veins and lymph vessels, or both Arteries and Veins:
- Only veins: Venous Malformations (VM)
- Only lymph vessels: Lymphatic Malformations (LM)
- Both veins and lymph vessels: Venolymphatic Malformations (VLM)
- Arteries connected directly to veins without any capillaries in between: Arteriovenous Malformations (AVM)
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