Hepatic vascular malformations in hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia: imaging findings.

@article{Buscarini1994HepaticVM,
  title={Hepatic vascular malformations in hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia: imaging findings.},
  author={Elisabetta Buscarini and Luigi Buscarini and Giuseppe Civardi and S Arruzzoli and G Bossalini and Mauro Piantanida},
  journal={AJR. American journal of roentgenology},
  year={1994},
  volume={163 5},
  pages={1105-10}
}
Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia (HHT) or Osler-Weber-Rendu disease is an autosomal dominant disorder characterized by telangiectases and arteriovenous malformations (AVM) of skin, mucosa, and potentially every organ. The reported prevalence of the disorder is 1/100,000-2/100,000; hepatic involvement occurs in 8-31% of cases (almost always defined by clinical criteria). Hepatic involvement is shown by examination of biopsy and necropsy specimens [1] and by angiography [2]. More recently… CONTINUE READING
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