Pitfall in the CT diagnosis of pulmonary arteriovenous malformation

J Comput Assist Tomogr. 1983 Aug;7(4):710-2. doi: 10.1097/00004728-198308000-00025.


A peripheral adenosquamous carcinoma of the right lung with atypical rich vascularization of the central scar was misinterpreted as an arteriovenous malformation based on a chest X-ray examination and a dynamic computed tomographic study.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adenocarcinoma / diagnostic imaging
  • Arteriovenous Malformations / diagnostic imaging*
  • Carcinoma, Squamous Cell / diagnostic imaging
  • Diagnostic Errors
  • Humans
  • Lung Neoplasms / diagnostic imaging*
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Pulmonary Artery / abnormalities*
  • Pulmonary Veins / abnormalities*
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed*