ePlasty: Vol. 17
Diagnosis of Arteriovenous Malformation in the Finger
Ali Sawani, BSa, Katherine Huber, MDb, Sherma Zibadi, MDa, and Wyatt G. Payne, MDa,b

aC.W. Bill Young Bay Pines VA Medical Center, Bay Pines, Fla bDivision of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine, Tampa


Correspondence: asawani@knights.ucf.edu
Keywords: finger mass, arteriovenous malformations, AVM, vascular lesion, vascular abnormality
Figure 1. (a, b) Preoperative photograph and radiograph demonstrating a mass on the radial aspect of the right long finger. Radiograph demonstrates soft-tissue swelling, indicated by an arrow, without involvement of the proximal phalanx.
Figure 2. Intraoperative excision of the mass at the level of the proximal interphalangeal joint with preservation of the digital nerve.
Figure 3. Gross image of the excised specimen showing 3 arteriovenous malformation distinct nidi.