High Output Cardiac Failure Caused by Multiple Giant Cutaneous Hemangiomas

Paul Chan, Ching Ping Lee, Ying Hsiung Lee

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Abstract

A 59-year-old Chinese woman had multiple giant cutaneous cavernous hemangiomas on her right upper limb which resulted in high output heart failure because they presented as a large peripheral arteriovenous (A-V) fistula. Selective right subclavian arteriography showed extremely hypertrophic arteries of the patient's right arm with a tremendous blood supply to the soft tissues; neither superselective embolization nor surgery seemed applicable to this patient. The patient's heart failure was not satisfactorily controlled by conservative treatment.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)493-497
Number of pages5
JournalJapanese Heart Journal
Volume33
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1992

Keywords

  • Cavernous hemangioma
  • Heart failure

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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