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Congenital arteriovenous malformation of the scalp with high output cardiac failure: a case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2597624     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A 19-year-old man was diagnosed with a rapidly enlarging arteriovenous malformation of the scalp and a mild degree of cardiomegaly. Operation to excise the large fistula took place under general anesthesia. Both external carotid arteries and their branches were controlled to prevent intraoperative hemorrhage, and dissection took place down to the periosteum. A split skin graft from the thigh was applied to the scalp defect. The patient recovered well with no further evidence of dyspnea or high output cardiac failure.
M Sugrue; P McCollum; K O'Driscoll; M Feeley; D G Shanik; D J Moore
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Annals of vascular surgery     Volume:  3     ISSN:  0890-5096     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann Vasc Surg     Publication Date:  1989 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1990-01-31     Completed Date:  1990-01-31     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8703941     Medline TA:  Ann Vasc Surg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  387-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Vascular Surgery, St. James Hospital, Dublin, Ireland.
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MeSH Terms
Arteriovenous Malformations / complications*,  surgery
Cardiac Output
Heart Failure / etiology*,  physiopathology
Hemangioma / blood supply,  complications,  surgery
Scalp / blood supply*
Skin Neoplasms / blood supply,  complications,  surgery
Temporal Arteries / abnormalities*

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