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Arteriovenous fistulae following hair transplantation: collective review and report of a case.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7979058     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Hair transplantation has become one of the most common cosmetic procedures in men. Complications are reported to be rare. Eight cases of arteriovenous fistulae following the procedure have been recorded in the literature, occurring anywhere from a few weeks to several months after the transplantation. This presentation, the ninth case, is of a 33-year-old man whose procedure was performed in a dermatology clinic and who first saw signs of an enlarged, pulsating blood vessel in the temporal region some 7 weeks later. A photograph of the lesion is presented and the method of treatment of the fistula is described.
R Tornambe; D Antell; M Castellano
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Annals of plastic surgery     Volume:  33     ISSN:  0148-7043     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann Plast Surg     Publication Date:  1994 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1994-12-05     Completed Date:  1994-12-05     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7805336     Medline TA:  Ann Plast Surg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  214-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Surgery (Plastic), Cabrini Medical Center, New York, NY 10003.
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MeSH Terms
Arteriovenous Fistula / etiology*
Hair / transplantation*
Postoperative Complications / epidemiology*
Scalp / blood supply*
Temporal Arteries*

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