Korean Circ J.  2003 Feb;33(2):139-142. 10.4070/kcj.2003.33.2.139.

A Case of Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia Combined with Pulmonary- Systemic Fistula

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  • 1Department of Internal Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.
  • 2Cardiovascular Center, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, Korea.
  • 3Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.

Abstract

We report the first case of hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia combined with multiple pulmonary-systemic fistulae. In this case, a 39-year-old woman presented with long standing chest pain, dyspnea and hemoptysis. Finally she was diagnosed as systemic- pulmonary fistula, a rare form of hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia.

Keyword

Telangiectasia, hereditary hemorrhagic; Fistula
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