Corpus ID: 19099371

Pulmonary arteriovenous malformation treated with embolotherapy.

  title={Pulmonary arteriovenous malformation treated with embolotherapy.},
  author={Shailly Saxena and Dipti Gothi and Jyotsna M. Joshi},
  journal={The Journal of the Association of Physicians of India},
Pulmonary arteriovenous malformations (PAVM) represent pulmonary vascular anomalies and in majority of cases are congenital in origin. We report a case that presented with predominant complaints of dyspnoea on exertion and cyanosis. Clinical examination revealed a bruit in the left lower interscapular and infrascapular areas which led us to suspect PAVM. The diagnosis was established on the basis of computed tomography (CT) thorax with three-dimensional virtual reconstruction technology (3D VRT… Expand
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