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Descriptor English:   Arteriovenous Malformations 
Descriptor Spanish:   Malformaciones Arteriovenosas 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Malformações Arteriovenosas 
Synonyms English:   Arteriovenous Malformation
Malformation, Arteriovenous
Malformations, Arteriovenous  
Tree Number:   C14.240.850.750
C14.907.150
C16.131.240.850.750
Definition English:   Abnormal formation of blood vessels that shunt arterial blood directly into veins without passing through the CAPILLARIES. They usually are crooked, dilated, and with thick vessel walls. A common type is the congenital arteriovenous fistula. The lack of blood flow and oxygen in the capillaries can lead to tissue damage in the affected areas. 
Indexing Annotation English:   general or unspecified; coordinate IM with specific artery /abnorm (IM) + specific vein /abnorm (IM) or use specific available precoordinated arterial or venous abnormalities (IM)
See Related English:   Angiomatosis
Arteriovenous Fistula
Hemangioma
 
History Note English:   73(69) 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications DI diagnosis
DG diagnostic imaging DH diet therapy
DT drug therapy EC economics
EM embryology EN enzymology
EP epidemiology EH ethnology
ET etiology GE genetics
HI history IM immunology
ME metabolism MI microbiology
MO mortality NU nursing
PS parasitology PA pathology
PP physiopathology PC prevention & control
PX psychology RT radiotherapy
RH rehabilitation SU surgery
TH therapy UR urine
VE veterinary VI virology
Record Number:   1170 
Unique Identifier:   D001165 

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