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Anomalous unilateral single pulmonary vein mimicking pulmonary arteriovenous malformation.

Authors
  • Hyun, Dongho
  • Do, Young Soo
  • Lim, Seong Joo
  • Park, Hong Suk
  • Park, Kwang Bo
Type
Published Article
Journal
CardioVascular and Interventional Radiology
Publisher
Springer-Verlag
Publication Date
Jun 01, 2014
Volume
37
Issue
3
Pages
835–838
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1007/s00270-013-0723-y
PMID: 23989502
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Anomalies involving the pulmonary vein are so rare that most of them have been reported as a case or a series of several cases. Some of them often simulate pulmonary arteriovenous malformation (AVM), and patients undergo pulmonary angiography for embolization. Herein we report a case of anomalous unilateral single pulmonary vein that was confirmed on pulmonary angiography after initial diagnosis of pulmonary AVM on contrast medium-enhanced chest computed tomography.

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