JOHN H. MOYER; ALFRED J. ACKERMAN
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Although it is generally known that hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectases frequently involve visceral organs, the "cavernous hemangioma" of the lung is so rarely thought of that it usually remains unrecognized, even in the presence of mucocutaneous telangiectases. The clinical symptoms and signs which form the classical manifestations of this disorder are not infrequently attributed to congenital heart disease. Pulmonary opacities demonstrated radiologically have been usually misinterpreted, though they may be sufficiently characteristic to permit a correct early diagnosis.
In this presentation it is our intention to discuss the clinicopathological and radiologic manifestations of pulmonary arteriovenous fistulae observed in two members of
MOYER JH, ACKERMAN AJ. HEREDITARY HEMORRHAGIC TELANGIECTASES ASSOCIATED WITH PULMONARY ARTERIOVENOUS FISTULA IN TWO MEMBERS OF A FAMILY1. Ann Intern Med. ;29:775–802. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-29-5-775
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1948;29(5):775-802.
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