A type of noncancerous tumor formed when dilated capillaries swell and collect in one space to form a lesion. When this happens, blood flow in the area is very slow. They can appear in the cavernous sinus or the brain. Symptoms include double vision, decreased vision, language difficulties and memory loss.

Also Known As

  • Cavernous Angioma
  • Cavernoma
  • Cerebral Cavernoma (CCM)
  • Angioma Cavernosum
  • Cerebral Cavernous Malformations