A Case of Arteriovenous Malformation Involving the Hand

Omar Mourafiq, Abdelmoughit Echchaoui, Mohamed Tbouda, Bouchaib Chefry, Ahmed Salim Bouabid, Driss Benchebba, Moustapha Boussouga

Abstract


Arteriovenous malformations of the hand and wrist are uncommon and may involve any anatomic structure of the body. They may often lead to chronic pain and dysfunction. Treatment ranges from conservative measures to amputation with a high risk of complications and recurrence. We hereby report a rare case of an arteriovenous malformation in a 47-year-old woman who presented with a painless swelling of the dorsum of her left hand, which was treated successfully by surgical excision


Keywords


arteriovenous malformations; vascular malformations; management; hand

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.21802/acm.2017.1.6

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