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A large pelvic arteriovenous malformation in an adult patient with cystic fibrosis.

Authors
  • Ledson, M J
  • Wahbi, Z
  • Harris, P
  • Walshaw, M J
Type
Published Article
Journal
Postgraduate medical journal
Publication Date
Jun 01, 1999
Volume
75
Issue
884
Pages
353–354
Identifiers
PMID: 10435171
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

We present a prepubertal male cystic fibrosis patient with high circulating oestrogen levels (as a consequence of sever cystic-fibrosis-related hepatobiliary disease) who subsequently developed a large pelvic arteriovenous malformation. This has not previously been described in patients with cystic fibrosis, despite the association between high oestrogen levels and arteriovenous malformations. The aetiology and treatment options of arteriovenous malformations are discussed.

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