Aa
A
A
Close
Avatar universal

celeberal Cavernous hemigoma

Hi i'm a 24 year old female who has had chronic head aches for years. i could pin point with a texter the exact spot my stabbing pain is coming from. it's been the exact same spot for nearly two years. I've told my doctor but they just said to get my eyes tested, do neck exercises etc and have tried all suggestion. my dad has a celeberal Cavernous hemigoma. The effects are quite severe. I was wondering if this could be genetic? Should I ask my GP to check it out?
Read more
Cancel
Follow
Upvote - 0
1 Answers
Page 1 of 1
657231 tn?1453836403
There are some that can be genetic. So yes, it may be good to go get a genetic test and some follow up testing.  I found this on a website.

"What genes are related to cerebral cavernous malformation?

Mutations in the CCM2, KRIT1, and PDCD10 genes cause cerebral cavernous malformation.

The precise functions of these genes are not fully understood, but they most likely play a role in blood vessel formation (angiogenesis) during embryonic development. They may also play a role in maintaining existing blood vessels. Researchers have not determined how mutations in these genes can lead to the abnormal capillaries characteristic of cerebral cavernous malformations.

Mutations in these three genes account for 70 percent to 80 percent of all cases of familial cerebral cavernous malformations. The remaining 20 percent to 30 percent of cases may be due to unidentified genes or to other unknown causes."
Comment
Cancel
Comment
Avatar universal
Comment
Comment
Comment
Post Comment
Your Answer
Avatar universal
Answer
Do you know how to answer? Tap here to leave your answer...
Answer
Answer
Post Answer
A
A
Blank
Pain Tracker
Pain
Start Tracking Now
Recent Activity
704329 tn?1518526698
Blank
kane3 2018 - 10 years since joining~ Comment
Feb 13
649848 tn?1484935765
Blank
Barb135 commented on photo
Feb 02
1139187 tn?1355710247
Blank
Brucergoldberg commented on photo
Feb 02
Top Cancer Answerers
657231 tn?1453836403
Blank
Northern, NJ
Brain/Pituitary Tumors Community Resources
Top Cancer Answerers
657231 tn?1453836403
Blank
Northern, NJ