This case describes a female patient who presented with an acute on chronic deterioration in respiratory symptoms, on a background of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and heavy cigarette smoking. Chest radiograph demonstrated long-standing hyperlucency of the right lower lobe, with further imaging later confirming the rare combination of Swyer-James-MacLeod syndrome and multiple pulmonary arteriovenous malformations within the affected lung.
- respiratory medicine
- pulmonary emphysema
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Contributors PG planned the initial manuscript with subsequent editing. AK and KL provided drafts of the manuscript. All authors have reviewed and approved the final version for publication.
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Competing interests None declared.
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