Arteriovenous malformation of the gluteus

Case contributed by Dr. Ezio Lanza


Patient presented with congenital arteriovenous malformation of the gluteus. Surgically treated twice, the malformation kept reforming itself. The patient came at our attention to undergo endovascular arterial embolization with glue.

Patient Data

Age: 40 years
Gender: Male

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Case Discussion

Heart MRI demonstrated a dilatated left chamber with telediastolic volume of  320 ml (142 ml/m2) and diffuse hypocinesia.  Left chamber weight was 237 g.

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Case information

rID: 8467
Published: 3rd Feb 2010
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
System: Vascular
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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