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Arteriovenous malformation of the mandible presented as massive upper gastrointestinal bleeding: report of one case.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17180789     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Arteriovenous malformation is an uncommon cause of upper gastrointestinal bleeding in children. It should be taken into consideration when a child has upper gastrointestinal bleeding because without proper management, it might be fatal. We report a 10-year-old boy whose initial presentation was massive hematemesis and impending shock. After angiography, arteriovenous malformation (AVM) of the mandible was found and treated with embolization. This 10-year-old boy also had chicken pox during admission. Case reports regarding AVM of dental arches in literature are reviewed and the proposed managements are summarized. Embolization combined with surgical excision might be the optimal way to manage AVM of dental arches.
Kuan-Wen Su; Yen-Shih Peng; Yu-Nian Wu; Ya-Huei Tsai; Hung-Chang Lee
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta paediatrica Taiwanica = Taiwan er ke yi xue hui za zhi     Volume:  47     ISSN:  1608-8115     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Paediatr Taiwan     Publication Date:    2006 Jul-Aug
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-12-21     Completed Date:  2007-01-04     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100958202     Medline TA:  Acta Paediatr Taiwan     Country:  China (Republic : 1949- )    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  200-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Pediatrics, Taipei Hospital, Department of Health, Executive Yuan, Taipei, Taiwan.
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MeSH Terms
Arteriovenous Malformations / complications*,  therapy
Embolization, Therapeutic
Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage / etiology*
Mandible / blood supply*

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