Congenital pulmonary artery stenoses masquerading as chronic thromboembolic disease.

Hemnes AR, Doyle TP, Janssen D, Robbins IM
J Heart Lung Transplant. 2009 28 (10): 1110-1

PMID: 19782296 · PMCID: PMC2757639 · DOI:10.1016/j.healun.2009.06.014

Stenotic pulmonary vascular lesions, often amenable to balloon angioplasty, can erroneously appear to suggest chronic thromboembolic disease on ventilation/perfusion (V/Q) scan. We report a case of multiple peripheral pulmonary artery stenoses and describe radiologic findings and treatment options.

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Chronic Disease Constriction, Pathologic Diagnosis, Differential Fatal Outcome Female Humans Lung Transplantation Middle Aged Pulmonary Artery Pulmonary Embolism Radiography Vascular Diseases

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