Resolution of whipple disease-induced pulmonary hypertension following antibiotic therapy.

Abstract

Whipple disease is a disorder caused by Tropheryma whipplei, a ubiquitous Gram-positive bacillus. In addition to gastrointestinal manifestations, many other systems may be involved in Whipple disease. Pulmonary hypertension (PH) is a rare manifestation of Whipple disease, and its clinical course is not well established. We report a case of a 45-year-old… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/MJT.0b013e3182691cdc

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