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    The Turkish journal of…
    2006

A very rare case of polysplenia syndrome with congenital diffuse pulmonary arteriovenous fistulas.

@article{Grses2006AVR,
  title={A very rare case of polysplenia syndrome with congenital diffuse pulmonary arteriovenous fistulas.},
  author={Dolunay G{\"u}rses and Z{\"u}lal Ulger and Ert{\"u}rk Levent and Arif Ruhi Ozy{\"u}rek},
  journal={The Turkish journal of pediatrics},
  year={2006},
  volume={48 1},
  pages={
          96-9
        }
}
A five-year-old girl patient was admitted with cyanosis and dyspnea, which started from birth. She had small telangiectatic lesions on her face and cerebral arteriovenous malformation, but no family history of hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia. Contrast echocardiography and pulmonary angiography demonstrated diffuse pulmonary arteriovenous fistulas. The patient was diagnosed as polysplenia syndrome characterized with left atrial isomerism, interrupted inferior vena cava, azygous… CONTINUE READING

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