Arteriovenous malformation of the foot: a case presentation.

  title={Arteriovenous malformation of the foot: a case presentation.},
  author={Gerard V. Yu and Robert M Brarens and Andrew Vincent},
  journal={The Journal of foot and ankle surgery : official publication of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons},
  volume={43 4},
Arteriovenous malformations have been reported as rare clinical entities in the foot. When these lesions present, they are most often found in the brain, lungs, and pelvis/thigh of the lower extremity and develop as a result of failed fetal vascular development. Arteriovenous malformations can present with a variety of dermatologic and osseous manifestations. A delayed or missed diagnosis can have severe effects, including chronic ulcerations and osseous manifestations, and lead to amputation… CONTINUE READING