Diagnosis and therapeutics of pulmonary arteriovenous fistula in childhood. Case report and review of the literature.

@article{Gianisella2001DiagnosisAT,
  title={Diagnosis and therapeutics of pulmonary arteriovenous fistula in childhood. Case report and review of the literature.},
  author={Roberto Bartolomeu Gianisella and Raul Ivo Rossi Filho and Paulo Zielinsky},
  journal={Arquivos brasileiros de cardiologia},
  year={2001},
  volume={77 3},
  pages={274-81}
}
We report the case of a 3-year-old female patient, who, since birth, had cyanosis difficult to explain with usual diagnostic tests. The only findings on physical examination were cyanosis and clubbing of her fingers. Chest computerized tomography showed images of excessive attenuation in the right lung, which resembled arteriovenous fistulae that were later… CONTINUE READING