Pulmonary arteriovenous fistulas : a case presentation and review of the literature
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A young woman had a pulmonary arteriovenous fistula localized to the right lower lobe. The presence of a patent foramen ovale (atrial septal defect) detected preoperatively allowed for a unique investigation of this case. Her successful surgical management is outlined and the literature is reviewed.