n SA Journal of Radiology - Cerebral and pulmonary arteriovenous malformations : case report

Volume 10, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1027-202X
  • E-ISSN: 2078-6778



Extracted from text ... A 1-year 5-month-old boy presented to the casualty department at Kalafong Hospital with diarrhoea, coughing, fever and weight loss. On examination he was found to be anaemic, peripherally cyanotic and had clubbing of his fingers. On auscultation there were crepitations in the right axilla and a pansystolic murmur over the entire chest. He had a pulse rate of 170/min, a respiratory rate of 44/min and the oxygen saturation at room air was 60 - 70% and on 100% oxygen, 60 - 80%. On the chest radiograph (CXR) a right middle and lower lobe consolidation was noted (Fig. 1). The diagnosis ..

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