Headache and Arteriovenous Malformations: Strategies for Identification, Treatment

Brain arteriovenous malformations (AVMs) affect approximately 0.1% of the population and are associated with chronic headache in a portion of these individuals.1 The mechanisms underlying the link between unruptured AVM and headache are unclear, and it is difficult to differentiate AVM-associated headaches with headaches of other origins.2,3 “It is important to emphasize that while AVM …