Pulmonary arteriovenous malformations with background hereditary haemorrhagic telengectasia

Case contributed by Dr Paul Leong


Acute shortness of breath, post AVR.

Patient Data

Age: 62
Gender: Female

Multiple embolisation coils noted in both lungs.

There are also numerous pulmonary nodules seen, some of which are associated with a tubular opacity (likely enlarged draining vein). These are most likely AVMs.

Note also made of prosthetic aortic valve.

Negative study for PE.

Multiple embolisation coils noted. There are also multiple non-coiled pulmonary AVMs. 

No evidence of associated pulmonary haemorrhage.

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Case information

rID: 26806
Published: 8th Jan 2014
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
System: Chest, Vascular
Tag: crop
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