Marie Faughnan

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Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformations and Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia

What every physician needs to know: Pulmonary arteriovenous malformations (PAVMs) PAVMs are abnormal lung vessels with direct communication between the pulmonary artery and the pulmonary vein and without an intervening capillary network. PAVMs are most commonly associated with a genetic disorder, hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia (HHT), and are less frequently idiopathic or acquired. PAVMs are most…

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