TITLE

HIGH OUT-PUT CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE AS FIRST MANIFESTATION OF OSLER-WEBER-RENDU DISEASE

AUTHOR(S)
Baranda, M. Montejo; Perez, M.; De Andres, J.; De La Hoz, C.; Merino, J.; Aguirre, C.
PUB. DATE
September 1984
SOURCE
Angiology;Sep1984, Vol. 35 Issue 9, p568
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
We present two cases of hemorrhagic hereditary telangiectasia (HHT) or Osler-Weber-Rendu disease which debuted as heart failure. Both had multiple arteriovenous fistulas, one of them in a rare localization in this disease, a lower extremity. We conclude stressing the importance of thinking of HHT in the presence of obscure heart failure or arteriovenous fistulas and of looking for internal Fistulas when faced by a HHT.
ACCESSION #
16359455

 

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