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Vascular Diseases Symptoms

For information on the symptoms of aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations (AVMs), cavernous malformations, Moyamoya disease and vein of Galen malformation, see our Treatments tab.

Vascular Diseases Diagnosis

Doctors use a number of screening tools to understand your child’s problems and plan treatment.

The diagnosis of a vascular disease of the brain or spinal cord can require many tests, including:

  • MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) scans
  • Magnetic resonance scans of the arteries (MRA)
  • Magnetic resonance scans of the veins (MRV)
  • Cerebral angiogram

Who Treats This at Seattle Children's?

Should your child see a doctor?

Find out by selecting your child’s symptom or health condition in the list below:

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