Systemic-pulmonary arteriovenous fistulae with pulmonary hypertension: A case report

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Abstract

Background:

Arteriovenous (AV) fistulae is an extremely rare disease of vascular malformation that involves fistulae formation between the systemic and pulmonary AV systems.

Case representation:

This case report describes a rare systemic-pulmonary AV fistulae of congenital origin, accompanied by pulmonary hypertension, as determined by aortic angiography and echocardiography.

Conclusion:

Characteristics, diagnosis, and therapeutic approaches of this rare abnormality are explored.

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