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A life-threatening complication of Ehlers-Danlos syndrome.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19516219     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Ehlers-Danlos syndrome predisposes to the development of vascular malformations, which may present as life-threatening haemorrhage. This article presents a patient with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome in whom spontaneous rupture of an unusual arteriovenous fistula occurred. This rare diagnosis can be reached through close attention to the history and examination.
Sam Behjati; Yolande Knight; Rudi Borgstein; Archana Goebells; Fiona Myint
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  British journal of hospital medicine (London, England : 2005)     Volume:  70     ISSN:  1750-8460     ISO Abbreviation:  Br J Hosp Med (Lond)     Publication Date:  2009 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-06-11     Completed Date:  2009-11-10     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101257109     Medline TA:  Br J Hosp Med (Lond)     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  360     Citation Subset:  IM    
Paediatrics, UCL Institute of Child Health, London WC1N 1EH.
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MeSH Terms
Arteriovenous Fistula / complications,  diagnosis*,  surgery
Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome / complications*
Hematoma / complications,  diagnosis*,  surgery
Iliac Artery / abnormalities*
Iliac Vein / abnormalities*
Tomography, X-Ray Computed
Treatment Outcome

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