A 44-year-old member asked:
echocardiogram results indicate an avm. ct scan of chest and mri & mra of brain are still negative. where else might the avm be?
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Nuclear Medicine 52 years experience
Anywhere: Arteriovenous malformation or avm is an abnormal connection between arteries and veins, bypassing the capillary system. The congenital vascular anomaly occurs commonly in the central nervous system, but can appear in any location. Although many avms are asymptomatic, they can cause intense pain or bleeding or lead to other serious medical problems.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Echocardiogram results indicate an avm. CT scan of chest and MRI & mra of brain still negative. where else might the avm be, what does thi mean?
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Interventional Cardiology 23 years experience
Anywhere: AVM's can be anywhere including the brain, lungs, intestines. Dr. Rich White at Yale runs the world class HHT center for patients with AVM's in multiple vascular beds.
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Last updated Dec 9, 2013
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