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Arteriovenous malformation of the external ear

  • Sunil Kumar Saxena
  • S. Gopalakrishnan
  • Somanath B. Megalamani
  • S. Kannan
  • J. Shanmugapriya
Case Report

Abstract

Arteriovenous malformation (AVM) involving the external ears is relatively uncommon in adults. Arteriovenous malformations typically present during childhood and rarely manifest during adulthood in the head and neck region. Symptomatic arteriovenous malformations often pose difficult therapeutic challenges. We report a case of large arteriovenous malformation of the external ear in a 21-year-old female.

Keywords

Arteriovenous malformation Vascular lesions Pulsatile swelling 

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© Association of Otolaryngologists of India 2008

Authors and Affiliations

  • Sunil Kumar Saxena
    • 1
  • S. Gopalakrishnan
    • 1
  • Somanath B. Megalamani
    • 1
  • S. Kannan
    • 1
  • J. Shanmugapriya
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Ear, Nose and ThroatJawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER)PondicherryIndia

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