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Vascular anomalies: hemangiomas and beyond--part 1, Fast-flow lesions.
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PMID:  23345366     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to review the medical literature and the current classification of vascular anomalies to clarify common misconceptions and provide guidance for imaging and treatment. In this first article of a two-part series, we focus on the fast-flow vascular anomalies.
CONCLUSION: Nonuniformity of terminology across the medical literature hampers understanding of the vascular anomalies. A familiarity with the classification and biology on which this terminology is based is essential for accurate and precise diagnosis.
Gerald G Behr; Craig Johnson
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  AJR. American journal of roentgenology     Volume:  200     ISSN:  1546-3141     ISO Abbreviation:  AJR Am J Roentgenol     Publication Date:  2013 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-01-24     Completed Date:  2013-04-04     Revised Date:  2013-05-20    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7708173     Medline TA:  AJR Am J Roentgenol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  414-22     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Radiology, Columbia University Medical Center, Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital of New York-Presbyterian, 3959 Broadway, New York, NY 10032, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Arteriovenous Malformations / classification*,  diagnosis*
Blood Flow Velocity
Diagnosis, Differential
Diagnostic Imaging*
Neoplasms, Vascular Tissue / classification*,  congenital,  diagnosis*
Terminology as Topic

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