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Case of the Week 316

What's the most likely diagnosis?

  • 37 year old with hemoptysis

3d Rendering in the Axial Plane of a Chest CT

  1. Anemia
  2. Bronchogenic carcinoma
  3. Pseudoaneurysm
  4. Arteriovenous malformation
  5. Pulmonary embolism

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4. Arteriovenous malformation

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Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformations

General Considerations

  • Defect in capillary structure
    • Usually congenital in origin
  • Can also be acquired in
    • Cirrhosis
    • Cancer
    • Trauma
    • Surgery
    • Actinomycosis
    • Schistosomiasis

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