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Pulmonary hypertension and systemic lupus erythematosus.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7352785     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A combination of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and fatal pulmonary hypertension occurred in a patient who, to our knowledge, had the highest pulmonary artery pressure (120/65 mm Hg) reported without any clinical or autopsy findings of pulmonary interstitial disease or vasculitis. The gradual development of pulmonary hypertension over years is a rare complication in patients with SLE.
S S Nair; A D Askari; C G Popelka; J F Kleinerman
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Archives of internal medicine     Volume:  140     ISSN:  0003-9926     ISO Abbreviation:  Arch. Intern. Med.     Publication Date:  1980 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1980-03-17     Completed Date:  1980-03-17     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372440     Medline TA:  Arch Intern Med     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  109-11     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Blood Pressure
Hypertension, Pulmonary / etiology*,  pathology
Lupus Erythematosus, Systemic / complications*
Pulmonary Artery / pathology

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