Annals of Vascular Diseases
Online ISSN : 1881-6428
Print ISSN : 1881-641X
ISSN-L : 1881-641X
Case Reports
Conservative Therapy for Surgically Untreatable Extensive Arteriovenous Malformation from the Lower Extremityto the Pelvis with Secondary Consumptive Coagulopathy
Yoshiko WatanabeToru IwahashiNaozumi SaikiNobusato KoizumiToshiya NishibeHitoshi Ogino
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2011 Volume 4 Issue 4 Pages 348-352


We present a woman with surgically untreatable extended arteriovenous malformations (AVM) and consumptive coagulopathy, which had been controlled by conservative compression and anticoagulation therapies for 17 years. At age 13, she was diagnosed with extended AVM in the entire left leg and pelvis. At age 16, limited surgical resection of the enlarged superficial vein in the left calf was performed for persistent leg pain. One year later, anticoagulation therapy was performed for massive bleeding from hemorrhoids due to AVM and coagulopathy. Despite its intractability, her condition has been favorably controlled with conservative methods, including compression and anticoagulation therapies.

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