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Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia. A case report with known cerebral involvement and cardiac catheterization data.
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PMID:  1183128     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Numerous bleeding episodes, neurological signs and symptoms, and pulmonary arteriovenous malformations are well documented in reports of families with hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia. It is always assumed that these are due to the arteriovenous malformations. We are here reporting a case with positive cerebral angiographic findings of large arteriovenous communications, as well as catheterization data revealing pulmonary abnormalities secondary to the cerebral arteriovenous fistula, but no abnormalities within the pulmonary vasculature itself.
S Jacques; J T Garner; H Shelden; P E Johnson; D Johnson
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical pediatrics     Volume:  14     ISSN:  0009-9228     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin Pediatr (Phila)     Publication Date:  1975 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1976-01-30     Completed Date:  1976-01-30     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372606     Medline TA:  Clin Pediatr (Phila)     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1031-6     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Arteriovenous Fistula / complications*,  diagnosis
Cerebral Angiography
Heart Catheterization
Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformations / complications*,  radiography
Lung / blood supply*
Telangiectasia, Hereditary Hemorrhagic / complications*,  radiography

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