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January 12, 2021 · Leave a Comment

With her dance career in the balance, patient finds that brain surgery can wait

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic (@SharingMayoClinic)

A cavernous malformation threatened to upend Allison Nilsen’s dance career. Surgery was an option, but at what cost? Her team at Mayo created a plan to monitor Allison’s condition and let her pursue her dreams. At Mayo Clinic, patient care plans are not one-size-fits-all. Allison Nilsen’s story is a prime example of that. When she […]

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Tags: cavernous malformation, Dr. Rabih Tawk


January 21, 2019 · Leave a Comment

Looking to Crack the Code on Cavernous Malformations

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic (@SharingMayoClinic)

Kandie Nelson didn’t know she had a medical problem until the moment she wasn’t able to speak clearly. Now Kandie and her family are helping researchers learn more about the abnormally formed blood vessels that triggered her symptoms.

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Tags: cavernous malformation, Dr. Kelly Flemming


December 7, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Surgery takes care of cavernous malformation

By Margaret Shepard Margaret Shepard (@Margaret_Marie)

When Dan Smith experienced numbness in his hand, arm and cheek, he came to Mayo Clinic where doctors diagnosed a cavernous malformation.

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Tags: 5270, 5292, 5294, 5328, 5335, 5347, 5399, cavernous malformation, Dan Smith, John Atkinson, Mayo Clinic, Neurology & Neurosurgery


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