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Malaysian Journal of Medical Sciences
School of Medical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia
ISSN: 1394-195X
Vol. 20, No. 2, 2013, pp. 76-80
Bioline Code: mj13028
Full paper language: English
Document type: Case Report
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Malaysian Journal of Medical Sciences, Vol. 20, No. 2, 2013, pp. 76-80

 en Uterine Arteriovenous Malformation
Hashim, Hilwati & Nawawi, Ouzreiah

Abstract

Uterine arteriovenous malformation (AVM) is a rare condition, with fewer than 100 cases reported in the literature. Despite it being rare, it is a potentially life-threatening condition. This case report describes a 33-year-old woman who presented with secondary post-partum hemorrhage. Transabdominal ultrasound (US) of the pelvis showed increased vascularity with multidirectional flow of the uterus and a prominent vessel, located on the left lateral wall. She also had retained product of conception, which complicated the diagnosis. A uterine artery angiogram confirmed an AVM in the fundal region with an early draining vein. Embolisation of the AVM was performed successfully.

Keywords
arteriovenous malformation, embolisation, post-partum hemorrhage, ultrasound, uterus, uterine, uterine artery

 
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