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Kundu S.,Institute of Postgraduate Medical | Mitra S.,Midnapore Medical College | Mukherjee S.,RG Kar Medical College | Chakravorty A.,Medical Education and Research
Journal of Association of Physicians of India | Year: 2010

Arteriovenous malformations of the lung are rare pulmonary vascular disorders which can suddenly lead to life threatening complications. Haemothorax due to rupture of a pulmonary arteriovenous malformation (PAVM) is very rare. We report here a case of a 39 year-old lady who presented with an acute onset of shortness of breath due to right-sided massive haemothorax and was subsequently detected to have pulmonary as well as cerebral arteriovenous malformation (CAVM).

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