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Massive pulmonary arteriovenous fistula in the newborn.
  1. C P Clarke,
  2. T H Goh,
  3. A Blackwood,
  4. A W Venables


    Although pulmonary arteriovenous fistula as a cause of cyanosis is well recognized, most of the reported cases occur in older children and adults, and its importance as a correctable lesion in the newborn is often overlooked. The details of two babies who presented with cyanosis in the first few days of life are presented to emphasize that this eminently treatable lesion may need to be managed as an emergency.

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