Pediatric Radiology

, Volume 13, Issue 6, pp 339–341 | Cite as

Pulmonary arteriovenous malformation: An uncommon cause for cyanosis in the newborn

  • G. A. Taylor
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Pulmonary arteriovenous malformation is an uncommon cause of cyanosis and heart failure in newborns. A case is presented with review of the literature in order to emphasize its clinical and radiographic features.

Key words

Arteriovenous malformation Newborn Lung cyanosis Heart failure 


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© Springer-Verlag 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. A. Taylor
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  1. 1.Department of Radiology and Radiological SciencesJohns Hopkins Medical InstitutionsBaltimoreUSA

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