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Stenosis of pulmonary veins in Down syndrome.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1532897     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Two patients with Down syndrome, intracardiac communications and elevated pulmonary arteriolar resistance presented early in life. Both patients had significant stenosis of pulmonary veins. The progressive nature of the stenosis is illustrated in one patient. Pulmonary venous stenosis in Down syndrome has been recorded only twice before in the literature, and may play a part in the early onset of pulmonary vascular occlusive disease in some patients.
A D Stewart; A L Calder; J M Neutze; A H James; P W Brandt
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of paediatrics and child health     Volume:  28     ISSN:  1034-4810     ISO Abbreviation:  J Paediatr Child Health     Publication Date:  1992 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1992-05-21     Completed Date:  1992-05-21     Revised Date:  2007-09-24    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9005421     Medline TA:  J Paediatr Child Health     Country:  AUSTRALIA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  192-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Cardiology, Green Lane Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand.
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MeSH Terms
Down Syndrome / complications*
Heart Catheterization
Infant, Newborn
Pulmonary Valve Stenosis / complications*,  diagnosis,  pathology
Pulmonary Veins / pathology

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