Pulmonary arteriovenous malformation presenting as a large aneurysm.

S. Ganesh Kamath, G. Vivek, Shirish Borkar, Padmakumar R

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We report the case of a 49-year-old woman who presented with breathlessness on exertion and iron deficiency anaemia. Evaluation revealed a large mass in the right lung which on further investigation was determined to be a pulmonary arteriovenous malformation (PAVM) with a large aneurysmal sac. The patient subsequently underwent a lobectomy with an uneventful recovery. The pathophysiology of PAVM and its varied presentations are also discussed.

Original languageEnglish
JournalBMJ Case Reports
Publication statusPublished - 01-12-2012

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  • Medicine(all)


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