Acute flank pain: An unusual presentation of a spinal AVM

Eric I. Felner, Collin S. Goto

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Abstract

The authors report the case of a 6-year-old boy with a spinal cord arteriovenous malformation (AVM) who presented with acute flank pain and a delayed onset of paraplegia. An early diagnosis of a spinal cord AVM was made difficult by the absence of neurological findings on initial evaluation. Included is a description of his clinical course, and the presentation of spinal AVMs to the emergency physician is discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)382-384
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican Journal of Emergency Medicine
Volume17
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1999

Keywords

  • Arteriovenous malformation
  • Flank pain
  • Spinal

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Emergency Medicine

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