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Cerebral cavernous malformation


Other Names for this Disease

  • Cavernoma
  • Cavernous angioma
  • CCM
  • Cerebral cavernous hemangioma
  • Familial brain cavernous angioma
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2 question(s) from the public on this disease have been answered. Submit a new question.
  • I was diagnosed with the genetic form of cerebral cavernous malformation (CCM) today and it is believed at least one of my children also has it. Can a person have more than one of the genes that cause this condition? How often does it run in families? Click here for answer

  • My husband had a bleed 20 yrs ago and has multiple cerebral cavernous malformations (CCM). My son had a bleed and was also diagnosed with multiple CCMs.  Does our family need genetic testing? Click here for answer

Other Names for this Disease
  • Cavernoma
  • Cavernous angioma
  • CCM
  • Cerebral cavernous hemangioma
  • Familial brain cavernous angioma
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.