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Urgent Care at our West Des Moines and Ankeny locations will be open on Memorial Day from 8am - noon.

Arteriovnous Malformation

An arteriovenous malformation (AVM) is an abnormal tangle of blood vessels in the brain or spine. Some AVMs have no specific symptoms and little or no risk to a one’s life or health, while others cause severe and devastating effects when they bleed. Treatment options range from conservative watching to aggressive surgery, depending on the type, symptoms, and location of the AVM.

Arteriovnous Malformation.pdf

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