Resolution of pulmonary hypertension with low-molecular-weight heparin, steroid, and prostacyclin analogue therapy: could it be early-phase pulmonary veno-occlusive disease?

Abstract

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… (More)
DOI: 10.3109/08880018.2011.570417

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