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Mike Patterson diagnosed with AVM

Updated: August 4, 2011, 4:21 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

BETHLEHEM, Pa. -- Philadelphia Eagles defensive tackle Mike Patterson has a brain condition that may require surgery, team trainer Rick Burkholder said.

Burkholder said Thursday morning that Patterson is undergoing further tests and is listed in stable condition. The 28-year-old player was hospitalized after suffering a seizure Wednesday morning at training camp at Lehigh University.

"In medicine today, there's tons of options," Burkholder said. "Everybody wants to jump right into ...

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