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Pulmonary arteriovenous malformation in the newborn: a familial case.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8456028     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Pulmonary arteriovenous malformation (PAVM) is a rare cause of cyanosis in the newborn with nine previously reported cases. Typical signs at presentation include cyanosis, murmur, and congestive heart failure. Abnormality on chest x-ray is common with cardiomegaly, oligemia, and focal pulmonary density. There is a male predominance, unlike older children and adults with PAVM. Familial cases of PAVM have been reported with Osler-Weber-Rendu syndrome. We report a familial case of PAVM presenting in the newborn.
S W Allen; J M Whitfield; D R Clarke; E Sujansky; J W Wiggins
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pediatric cardiology     Volume:  14     ISSN:  0172-0643     ISO Abbreviation:  Pediatr Cardiol     Publication Date:  1993 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1993-04-16     Completed Date:  1993-04-16     Revised Date:  2008-02-20    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8003849     Medline TA:  Pediatr Cardiol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  58-61     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Pediatrics, University of Colorado Health Science Center, Denver.
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MeSH Terms
Arteriovenous Malformations / epidemiology,  genetics*
Infant, Newborn
Pulmonary Artery / abnormalities*
Pulmonary Veins / abnormalities*
Telangiectasia, Hereditary Hemorrhagic / complications,  diagnosis*

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