Pulmonary arteriovenous malformation
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PA view of the chest demonstrates a tubular retrocardiac opacity, which on CT was found to be a pulmonary arteriovenous malformation.
Pulmonary arteriovenous malformations (PAVM's) are rare vascular anomalies of the lung. They are generally considered direct high flow, low-resistance fistulous connections between the pulmonary arteries and veins.