ISSN : 1301-5680
e-ISSN : 2149-8156
Turkish Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery     
Chest Wall Arteiovenous Malformation Between The Left Subclavian Artery And Vein: Case Report
Abdullah İrfan TAŞTEPE, Ayşin ALPER, Şerife Tuba LİMAN, Ali UZAR, Sedat DEMİRCAN
Atatürk Göğüs Hastalıkları ve Göğüs Cerrahisi Merkezi, Göğüs Cerrahisi Kliniği
An unusual systemic arteriovenous malformation demonstrated by angiography arising from the left subclavian artery and eventually draining into the left subclavian vein; presented itself as a soft, pulsatile swelling in the dorsal chest wall. The excision of the tumor was carried on by a two-staged-singleoperation. The first stage included surgical ligation of the arterial blood supply and venous drainage of the tumor. In the second step, complete resection of the tumor mass was achieved successfully without any significant perioperative complication.
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