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Pulmonary hypertension with necrotizing arteritis secondary to congenital mitral stenosis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1678884     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A case of congenital mitral stenosis with pulmonary hypertension is presented. The severity and rapid development of the pulmonary vascular changes are unusual, especially for a young child. The case underscores the importance of early detection of correctable congenital heart disease and emphasizes the unpredictability of the time course and severity of irreversible pulmonary hypertension.
Authors:
W B Cornell; E Rosenkranz; D S Moodie; N B Ratliff
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pediatric cardiology     Volume:  12     ISSN:  0172-0643     ISO Abbreviation:  Pediatr Cardiol     Publication Date:  1991 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1991-09-24     Completed Date:  1991-09-24     Revised Date:  2008-02-20    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8003849     Medline TA:  Pediatr Cardiol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  184-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Pathology, Cleveland Clinic Educational Foundation, Ohio 44195-5138.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Child, Preschool
Echocardiography
Female
Humans
Hypertension, Pulmonary / etiology*,  pathology
Mitral Valve Stenosis / complications*,  congenital,  ultrasonography
Polyarteritis Nodosa / etiology*,  pathology

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