Role of external beam radiotherapy for arteriovenous malformation of the pancreas


Pancreatic arteriovenous malformation (PAVM) is rare and is mainly reported from Asian countries. We incidentally encountered an asymptomatic, early-stage PAVM in a patient who presented with portal venous distention, Child B liver cirrhosis, and hepatoma. The PAVM had multiple feeding arteries and drainage into the portal vein and varices. Because surgery… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s11604-011-0578-6


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