TITLE

PRIMARY PULMONARY HYPERTENSION: FAMILIAL INCIDENCE

AUTHOR(S)
Boiteau, G. M.; Libanoff, A. J.
PUB. DATE
May 1963
SOURCE
Angiology;May1963, Vol. 14 Issue 5, p260
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The rare incidence of familial primary pulmonary hypertension (PPH) was presented in the case of two sister's. A brief review of the literature was presented. The congenital origin of PPH was discussed and related probably to the persistence of the fetal pulmonary circulation, or to the congenital deficiency of the pulmonary arteriolar vascular wall.
ACCESSION #
16395119

 

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