25-Year-Old Woman With Increasing Abdominal Girth and Shortness of Breath

Thackeray, Erin W.; McDonald, Furman S.
April 2009
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Apr2009, Vol. 84 Issue 4, p369
Academic Journal
The article presents the case of the 25-year-old woman with increasing abdominal girth and shortness of breath. It states that on physical examination, the patient had severe kyphoscoliosis with a scoliotic angle of 116 degrees and T4 paraplegia. It also discusses the cause of the patient's condition which is idiopathic pulmonary hypertension.


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