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Table 2 Characteristics of detected PAVMs

From: Massive haemorrhagic complications of ruptured pulmonary arteriovenous malformations: outcomes from a 12 years’ retrospective study

Patient Multiplicity (Number) HHT Type Location distribution Largest diameter of afferent artery (mm)
(N/P/D) (S/C)
Haemothorax      
 1 Unilateral multiple (2) D S RLL A6 subpleural 6.4
    S RLL A7 subpleural# 5.8
 2 Solitary D S LLL A9 subpleural# 5.6
 3 Solitary N S RLL A10 subpleural# 4.5
 4 Solitary D S LLL A9 subpleural# 6.1
 5 Solitary N S LLL A9 subpleural# 8.2
Haemoptysis      
 1 Solitary N C RLL A9 + 10 subpleural# 4.4
 2 Solitary N S RLLA9 subpleural# 3.2
 3 Solitary D C LUL A1 + 2 subpleural# 5.3
 4 Bilateral multiple (4) D S RML A4 + 5 subpleural 4.4
    S RLL A10 outer 1/3# 3.7
    C LUL A1 + 2 outer 1/3 5.9
    S LLL A7 + 8 inner 3
 5 Solitary N S LUL A5 subpleural# 3.1
 6 Bilateral multiple (2) D S RLL A9 subpleural 3.9
    S LLL A10 outer 1/3# 6.4
 7 Solitary N S RML A5 subpleural# 4.2
 8 Unilateral multiple (3) P S LUL A3 subpleural 3.2
    S LUL A5 inner 3
    S LLL A7 + 8 subpleural# 4.9
 9 Solitary D S RML A5 outer 1/3# 5
 10 Unilateral multiple (2) D S RML A5 subpleural 3.1
    S RLL A9 outer 1/3# 4.2
 11 Bilateral multiple (2) D C RUL A3 inner 6.5
    S LUL A5 subpleural# 5.7
 12 Bilateral multiple (2) D C RLL A10 outer 1/3 5.2
    S LLL A10 subpleural# 7.1
 13 Solitary P S LLL A6 subpleural# 3.8
  1. PAVM pulmonary arteriovenous malformation, HHT hereditary haemorrhagic telangiectasia, N none, P possible HHT, D definite HHT, S simple type, C complex type, RUL right upper lobe, RML right middle lobe, RLL right lower lobe, LUL left upper lobe, LLL left lower lobe, A artery of pulmonary segment; #ruptured lesions