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Blood vessel malformations originate in vein cells – News-Medical.net

In the condition known as cavernoma, lesions arise in a cluster of blood vessels in the brain, spinal cord or retina. Researchers from Uppsala University can now…

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Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Nov 3 2020
In the condition known as cavernoma, lesions arise in a cluster of blood vessels in the brain, spinal cord or retina. Researchers from Uppsala University can now show, at molecular level, that these changes originate in vein cells. This new knowledge of the condition creates potential for developing better therapies for patients. The study has been published in the journal eLife.
The vascular lesions, or blood-vessel malformations, that appear in a cerebral…

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