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Resolution of Pulmonary Hypertension With Low-Molecular-Weight Heparin, Steroid, and Prostacyclin Analogue Therapy: Could it be Early-Phase Pulmonary Veno-Occlusive Disease?
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PMID:  21707224     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Pulmonary veno-occlusive disease (PVOD) is a rare cause of pulmonary hypertension. The authors present a case of neuroblastoma with progressive dyspnea, hypoxemia, and pulmonary hypertension. A computed tomography scan of the chest revealed septal thickening and diffuse micronodules. The patient was diagnosed as PVOD and was successfully treated with low-molecular-weight heparin (LMWH) and corticosteroid.
Authors:
Zuhal Keskin Yildirim; Oguzhan Sepetcigil; Mehmet Karacan; Mecit Kantarci; Mustafa Buyukavci
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-6-27
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pediatric hematology and oncology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1521-0669     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-6-28     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8700164     Medline TA:  Pediatr Hematol Oncol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
1Department of Pediatric Oncology, Atatürk University Faculty of Medicine , Erzurum , Turkey.
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