Arterio-venous fistulas involving the uterus and lung

T. Kaku, N. Tsukamoto, T. Matsukuma, T. Matsuyama, T. Kamura, H. Nakano

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Abstract

A case of arterio-venous fistulas (AVF) involving the uterus and lungs is described. A 57-year-old Japanese woman developed profuse uterine bleeding during endometrial curettage, and underwent emergency abdominal hysterectomy. Postoperatively, she complained of exertional dyspnea and palpitation. Pulmonary angiography revealed multiple AVFs in both lungs. The surgical resections of the lung lesions were performed and her pulmonary symptoms improved.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)157-161
Number of pages5
JournalInternational Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics
Volume32
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jun 1990

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology

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