Arteriovenous malformation - pulmonary

Alternative names 
Pulmonary arteriovenous fistula

This condition is an abnormal passageway (fistula) between an artery and vein that occurs in the blood vessels of the lungs. The result is a shunting of blood, and thus the blood is not oxygenated properly.

see Pulmonary arteriovenous fistula.

Johns Hopkins patient information

Last revised: December 4, 2012
by Harutyun Medina, M.D.

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