What is a Vascular anomalies ?

Vascular anomalies is a birthmarks or growths made up of blood vessels . These growths can cause functional or cosmetic problems and may be composed of arteries, capillaries, vessels, or any combination of these.

As a child grows, the vascular malformation will grow, too fastly, and might start causing problems. Unlike some vascular tumors, vascular malformations don’t have a growth cycle and they won’t go away on their own.

Learn more about vascular tumors:

  • Infantile hemangioma
  • Congenital hemangioma

Specialists treats the full range of vascular anomalies include

  • Complex hemangiomas
  • Infantile hemangiomas
  • Congenital hemangiomas
  • Capillary malformations
  • Venous malformations
  • Arteriovenous malformations

Vascular malformations can be classified into two main categories:

  1. Low-flow malformations: venous, lymphatic and capillary malformations
  2. High-flow malformations: arteriovenous malformations and arteriovenous fistulae
Dr. Vivek M. Agrawal has been associated with VIMS HOSPITAL as chief consultant Neurosurgeon/ Spine surgeon since its beginning. Till JULY 2022, he has performed more that 700 Brain and spine surgeries and seen more than 5500 OPD patients. He has been doing regular CMEs and free Camps for the patients benefit.
He is doing all kinds of brain and spine related surgeries including complex vascular surgeries, endoscopic surgeries, minimally invasive spine surgeries