SESSION TITLE: Student/Resident Case Report Poster - Cardiovascular Disease II
SESSION TYPE: Student/Resident Case Report Poster
PRESENTED ON: Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
INTRODUCTION: Platypnea-orthodeoxia is defined as a syndrome of postural hypoxaemia and shortness of breath.Patients should be screened for the presence of intra-cardiac or extracardiac shunts. We present a case of a 34 year old male who presents with platypnea-orthodeoxia due to a caverous pulomary arteriovenous malformation (AVM).