Pulmonary amyloidosis with pulmonary arteriovenous fistula

Chest. 1989 Dec;96(6):1435-6. doi: 10.1378/chest.96.6.1435.


A 77-year-old man was found to have multiple pulmonary amyloidoma and arteriovenous (AV) fistula of the lungs. Massive deposits of amyloid were present in the vascular wall, which apparently caused the fistula.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Aged
  • Amyloidosis / complications*
  • Arteriovenous Fistula / etiology*
  • Humans
  • Lung / blood supply*
  • Lung Diseases / complications*
  • Male