We report a case of 46-year-old Asian woman with a history of recurrent epistaxis who presented with dyspnoea on exertion. Physical examination revealed mucocutaneous telangiectasias and signs of heart failure. Further evaluation showed huge hepatic arteriovenous malformation and severe pulmonary hypertension. This case demonstrates an uncommon manifestation of hereditary haemorrhagic telangiectasia presented with severe pulmonary hypertension.
- cardiovascular medicine
- heart failure
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Contributors SM: was the primary author and provided clinical history and treatment of the patient. TO and PM: co-authors. PC: reviewed echocardiography and CT imagings as well as edited full paper.
Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.
Competing interests None declared.
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