High-resolution computed tomographic imaging and pathologic features of pulmonary veno-occlusive disease: a review of three patients.

@article{Ozsoyoglu2006HighresolutionCT,
  title={High-resolution computed tomographic imaging and pathologic features of pulmonary veno-occlusive disease: a review of three patients.},
  author={Aliye A Ozsoyoglu and Justin Swartz and Carol F. Farver and Tan Lucien H Mohammed},
  journal={Current problems in diagnostic radiology},
  year={2006},
  volume={35 6},
  pages={219-23}
}
Pulmonary veno-occlusive disease (PVOD) is a rare and severe form of pulmonary hypertension that is often difficult to differentiate from primary pulmonary hypertension. Differentiating these two entities before medical treatment is critical, as therapy commonly indicated for patients with primary pulmonary hypertension can be harmful and even fatal in patients with PVOD. In the setting of known pulmonary hypertension, computed tomography findings that are highly suggestive of PVOD include… CONTINUE READING