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J Korean Radiol Soc. 1996 May;34(5):595-598. Korean. Case Report.
Han YM , Song HY , Lee JM , Chung JY , Lee SY , Chung GH , Kim CS , Sohn MH , Choi KC .
Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Chonbuk National University Medical School, Korea.

Pulmonary arteriovenous malformation(PAVM) are associated with substantial risks if left untreated. The literature reports a 40-50% incidence of paradoxical embolization. Percutaneous arterial embolization has become the standard treatemtn for PAVM. We report a case of pulmonary arteriovenous malformation successfully treated bytranscatheter embolization using detachable balloons and we also demonstrate long-term follow up CT findings.

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