Tasnim Tahira, Sumera Tahir, Syeda Hina Ali.
Uterine Arteriovenous Malformation (UAVM) - a Case Report.
Annals Punjab Med Coll Jan ;9(2):105-7.
Uterine arteriovenous malformation (UAVM) is a rare condition with less than 100 reported cases. This case report describe a 32 years old, P2 patient who presented with abnormal uterine bleeding and severe anemia. Gray scale ultrasonography alongwith colour Doppler showed increase vascularity within the myometrium. Pelvic angiography was done to confirm the diagnosis. Patient’s anemia was corrected by blood transfusion and uterine artery embolizaiton (UAE) was planned. Meanwhile, she developed a heavy episode of vaginal bleeding and went into shock. Patient opted for hysterectomy as a life saving measure.
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