Pulmonary arteriovenous malformation in a patient with tuberculosis--an association?

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We report a case of pulmonary arteriovenous malformation (PAVM) and associated pulmonary tuberculosis in a young girl who presented with hemoptysis. As intra-arterial coil embolization did not result in improvement of symptoms, surgical resection of the PAVM was performed, resulting in dramatic clinical improvement. Histopathology revealed a large PAVM, and… (More)

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@article{Thomas2006PulmonaryAM, title={Pulmonary arteriovenous malformation in a patient with tuberculosis--an association?}, author={Rajesh Thomas and Devasahayam Jesudas Christopher and Jacob Chacko and Joyce Ponnaiya}, journal={European journal of cardio-thoracic surgery : official journal of the European Association for Cardio-thoracic Surgery}, year={2006}, volume={30 2}, pages={405-7} }