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Can you tell me ways on developing "acquired" (not congenital or inherited) diffuse pulmonary avms?

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Dr. David Krulak
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In brief: Pulmonary AVM

Although most pulmonary AVMs are congenital, it is possible that they be acquired.
Some conditions that may contribute to this are liver disease/ cirrhosis, some congenital heart disease, and more rarely, chronic lung infections or cancer.

In brief: Pulmonary AVM

Although most pulmonary AVMs are congenital, it is possible that they be acquired.
Some conditions that may contribute to this are liver disease/ cirrhosis, some congenital heart disease, and more rarely, chronic lung infections or cancer.
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