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Primary pulmonary hypertension with retinal neovascularization.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20810060     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A middle aged lady presented with gradual increase in shortness of breath and reduced vision bilaterally. The patient had no history of Diabetes mellitus, hypertension or any other co-morbid illness. Examination revealed signs of right sided heart failure, pulmonary hypertension and neovascularization of retina. Echocardiography confirmed pulmonary hypertension and fluorescence angiography confirmed neovascularization of retina. Treatment with Sildenafil resulted in symptomatic improvement.
Authors:
Muhammad Ishaq; Sudham Chand; Muhammad Ishaq Shaikh; Ajeet Kumar; Osman Tariq
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the College of Physicians and Surgeons--Pakistan : JCPSP     Volume:  20     ISSN:  1022-386X     ISO Abbreviation:  J Coll Physicians Surg Pak     Publication Date:  2010 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-09-02     Completed Date:  2010-11-02     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9606447     Medline TA:  J Coll Physicians Surg Pak     Country:  Pakistan    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  625-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Medicine, Jinnah Medical College Hospital, Karachi. mishaqghauri@hotmail.com
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Female
Humans
Hypertension, Pulmonary / complications*,  diagnosis
Middle Aged
Retinal Neovascularization / diagnosis,  etiology*

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