A Very Uncommon Case of Pulmonary Hypertension

Uomo di 66 anni, non fumatore, celiaco, intollerante al lattosio, ricoverato con dispnea, tachicardia e ipotensione. (CASE (Phila). 2018 Oct 5;2(6):279-281)

27 Dicembre Dic 2018 one year ago
  • Ghulam Ali S, Pepi M

Etiologies of pulmonary hypertension (PH) include several conditions, such as left-sided and congenital heart disease, lung disease and hypoxia, diseases that affect directly the pulmonary vascular system, and thromboembolism.

The Authors describe the case of a patient who presented with dyspnea, tachycardia, and hypoxia. Transthoracic echocardiogram (TTE) revealed severe dilation of the right ventricle associated with elevated pulmonary pressures.

1. Ghulam Ali S, Pepi M. A Very Uncommon Case of Pulmonary Hypertension. CASE (Phila) 2018 Oct 5;2(6):279-281 Go to PubMed