Pulmonary arteriovenous malformation in cryptogenic liver cirrhosis associated with turner's syndrome

Ji Hoon Kim, Young Kul Jung, Eun Seok Jeong, Yeon K. Seo, Hyung Joon Yim, Jong Eun Yeon, Jae Jeong Shim, Kwan Soo Byun, Chang Hong Lee

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Abstract

Turner's syndrome is a genetic disorder of the sex chromosomes (e.g., 45,X or 45,X/46,XX) that manifests as various congenital anomalies. Despite its numerous extragonadal manifestations and frequent accompanying abnormalities in liver function tests, liver cirrhosis associated with Turner's syndrome has not been reported in Korea. Moreover, pulmonary arteriovenous malformations (PAVMs) have rarely been reported in association with liver cirrhosis, but there have been no reports of PAVMs occurring in cryptogenic liver cirrhosis associated with Turner's syndrome. We report a case of PAVM that occurred in cryptogenic liver cirrhosis associated with Turner's syndrome.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)258-261
Number of pages4
JournalGut and liver
Volume4
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2010 Jun

Keywords

  • Liver cirrhosis
  • Pulmonary arteriovenous malformation
  • Turner's syndrome

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Hepatology
  • Gastroenterology

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