SUCCEESSFUL MANAGEMENT OF UTERINE AV MALFORMATION WITH BILATERAL UTERINE ARTERY EMBOLIZATION---A CASE REPORT

Dr. V. Sumathy, Dr. Shilpa reddy, S. Padmanaban

Abstract


Uterine arteriovenous malformation (AVM) is defined as abnormal and nonfunctional connections between the uterine arteries and veins. Although
the patients typically present with vaginal bleeding, some patients may experience life-threatening massive bleeding in some circumstances. The
treatment of choice depends on the symptoms, age, desire for future fertility, and localization and size of the lesion; however, embolization of the
uterine artery is the first choice in symptomatic AVM in patients at reproductive age with expectations of future fertility. We report a case of
acquired AVM (after D/C) with an extensive lesion, which was successfully treated with bilateral uterine artery embolization (UAE).


Keywords


Uterine arteriovenous malformation abnormal nonfunctional

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