Arteriovenous malformations in hereditary haemorrhagic telangiectasia.

  title={Arteriovenous malformations in hereditary haemorrhagic telangiectasia.},
  author={Klaus Irion and Giordano Rafael Tronco Alves},
  journal={Acta medica portuguesa},
  volume={27 4},
A non-smoker 61-year-old man presented with insidious shortness of breath and a history of chronic epistaxis for approximately three decades. The initial investigation revealed right basal crackles at auscultation, very subtle oral telangiectasia and a microcytic anaemia. A chest radiograph (Fig. 1A) demonstrated right basal rounded opacities communicating with the hilum. Further computed tomography scans of the chest (Fig. 1B) and brain (Fig. 1C) have confirmed the presence of multiple… CONTINUE READING