Pulmonary arteriovenous fistula within a pulmonary cyst - evaluation with CT pulmonary angiography.

Abstract

Pulmonary arteriovenous malformations (PAVMs) are abnormal direct communications between pulmonary arteries and pulmonary veins. These abnormal communications result in an anatomical right-to-left shunt that reduces the arterial oxygen saturation and may cause hypoxaemia and dyspnoea. Although PAVMs frequently remain undiagnosed, they are associated with… (More)
DOI: 10.1259/bjr/39651947

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