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Intraoral excision of arteriovenous malformation of lower lip.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20098196     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Vascular malformations can be categorized into low-flow lesions and high-flow lesions according to blood flow volume. Arterial lesions such as arteriovenous malformations (AVMs) are generally high-flow lesions. Arteriovenous malformations are high-flow vascular anomalies consisting of a nidus or a network of abnormal vascular channels between feeding arteries and draining veins. Arteriovenous malformations become destructive progressively by compression or erosion of surrounding tissue by itself. Angiography is the most important diagnostic technique for determination of location and flow characteristics of vascular lesions. Embolization is used preoperatively to decrease the size of AVM and reduce the extent of surgical excision. The modern treatment of AVM requires multidisciplinary study between the surgeon and vascular radiologist. We reported an early diagnosed AVM at the lower lip, and it was resected totally intraorally without any complication and morbidity.
Umit Taskin; Ozgur Yigit; Volkan A Sunter; Sait M Albayram
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of craniofacial surgery     Volume:  21     ISSN:  1536-3732     ISO Abbreviation:  J Craniofac Surg     Publication Date:  2010 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-01-25     Completed Date:  2010-05-04     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9010410     Medline TA:  J Craniofac Surg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  268-70     Citation Subset:  D    
Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Istanbul Education and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey.
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MeSH Terms
Arteriovenous Malformations / diagnosis,  surgery*
Diagnosis, Differential
Embolization, Therapeutic
Lip / blood supply*,  surgery*

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