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Title: Early neonatal complications from pulmonary arteriovenous malformations in hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia : case report and review of the literature
Other Titles: Neonatal pulmonary AV Malformation
Authors: Gludovacz, Karoy
Vlasselaer, Jozef
Mesens, Tinne
Van Holsbeke, Caroline
Van Robays, Johan
Gyselaers, Wilfried
Issue Date: 2011
Abstract: Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia (HHT) is a rare but life-threatening disease characterized by multi system telangiectasias and arteriovenous malformations (AVM). Complications in adults have been reported extensively, but neonatal (NN) complications have only been published in incidental case reports. In this paper, we present a literature review on NN pulmonary AVM related to HHT, following our own experience with a neonatal death due to this disease. As prenatal diagnosis of pulmonary AVM is feasible, we recommend that a family history of HHT should be an indication for expertise prenatal anomaly scanning, in order to organise optimal NN support at birth.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1942/13008
DOI: 10.3109/14767058.2011.629250
ISI #: 000306439600061
ISSN: 1476-7058
Category: A1
Type: Journal Contribution
Validation: ecoom, 2013
Appears in Collections: Physiology

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