Differential clubbing and cyanosis in a patient with pulmonary hypertension

Wald, Rachel; Crean, Andrew
June 2010
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;6/15/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 9, pE380
Academic Journal
The article presents a reprint of the article "Differential clubbing and cyanosis in a patient with pulmonary hypertension," by Rachel Wald and Andrew Crean, which appeared in the website www.cmaj.ca. It discusses the case of a 41-year-old man with hemoptysis as well as profound cyanosis and clubbing in the toes than in his fingers. It adds that the cardiac computed tomography shows that the patient's the Eisenmenger syndrome is caused by a large patent ductus arteriosus.


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