Pulmonary hypertension in patients with Martorell hypertensive leg ulcer: a case control study


BACKGROUND Martorell hypertensive ischemic leg ulcer (Martorell ulcer) is characterized by distinct alterations in the arteriolar wall of subcutaneous vessels, leading to progressive narrowing of the vascular lumen and increase of vascular resistance. These changes are similar to the alterations observed in pulmonary arterioles in patients with chronic… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1465-9921-13-45


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