Pulmonary Bruit

Etiology

  • Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) (see Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformation, [[Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformation]])
    • Epidemiology: occurs in <10% of cases in modern studies (older literature cites a higher incidence)
    • Clinical: loudest during inspiration and more likely to be heard with the AVM in a dependent position

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