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Symtoms of mass of blood vessels and capillaries - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Blood Disorders
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help yu
User :   i have some questions about a condition and surgery that my little brother has to undergo
Doctor :   ok
User :   i'mnot positive what it is called but my brother has a mass of blood vessels and capillaries that wrap around his vocal cords and the top of his bronchi
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   what are his symptoms
Doctor :   what his age
User :   he has had it for quite sometime and he has had 2 shunts put in to control bleeding and irritation and he now has to undergo a MAJOR procedure where theyre going to cut from the base of his neck to his sernum and basically open his entire chest to
User :   stop the bleeding and remove some of the mass
Doctor :   how many times did he have the surgery
User :   im wondering if you know what this procedure would be called and hes only 18 but they arent sure if he will make it through he procedure
Doctor :   ok
User :   hes had 2 for the shunts and they were minimally invasive
User :   they did it with a scope
Doctor :   when it was done where it was done

Doctor :   was he symptom free after the shunt procedure
Doctor :   It shows you have moved away from the chat, so I close the window. Please log in again if you need further medical advice.
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