Cureus 2022 Apr 17;14(4):e24214. Epub 2022 Apr 17.
Department of Radiology, Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, PAK.
Pulmonary arteriovenous malformation (PAVMs) are abnormal communications between pulmonary arteries and veins. The rarity of their occurrence, coupled with the risks they pose, including brain abscess, embolic stroke, and myocardial infarction, mandates that they should not be overlooked in the differential diagnosis of patients presenting with haemoptysis, dyspnea, clubbing, cyanosis, hypoxemia, or epistaxis. We present the case of a 41-year-old local female who presented to our hospital as an outpatient with decreased oxygen saturation (SpO) of 70%-80% for the past two years with a final diagnosis of PAVM. Read More