Acquired supravalvular pulmonary stenosis due to extrinsic compression by a metastatic thymic carcinoid tumor

@article{Lynch1996AcquiredSP,
  title={Acquired supravalvular pulmonary stenosis due to extrinsic compression by a metastatic thymic carcinoid tumor},
  author={Mary J Lynch and Lewis S. Blevins and Randolph P. Martin},
  journal={The International Journal of Cardiac Imaging},
  year={1996},
  volume={12},
  pages={61-63}
}
Acquired pulmonary artery stenosis is rare. There are two main types, firstly intrinsic disease of the pulmonary valve itself, such as carcinoid heart disease. Secondly, extrinsic compression of the pulmonary artery from a mediastinal structure. We report a case of acquired pulmonary supravalvular stenosis due to extrinsic compression by a carcinoid… CONTINUE READING