A 13-Year-Old Male With Diagnosed Idiopathic Pulmonary Hypertension: Is it Really Idiopathic?

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Serval ID
serval:BIB_EDC123E1CA8C
Type
Article: article from journal or magazin.
Publication sub-type
Case report (case report): feedback on an observation with a short commentary.
Collection
Publications
Institution
Title
A 13-Year-Old Male With Diagnosed Idiopathic Pulmonary Hypertension: Is it Really Idiopathic?
Journal
Chest
Author(s)
Wacker J., Aggoun Y., Terraz S., Golay E., Maggio ABR, Vallée J.P., Hachulla A.L., Lador F., Barazzone C., McLin V., Beghetti M.
ISSN
1931-3543 (Electronic)
ISSN-L
0012-3692
Publication state
Published
Issued date
12/2020
Peer-reviewed
Oui
Volume
158
Number
6
Pages
e295-e298
Language
english
Notes
Publication types: Case Reports
Publication Status: ppublish
Abstract
A 13-year-old male was referred after incidental finding of cardiomegaly on chest radiograph and signs of pulmonary hypertension on subsequent cardiology consult. He was diagnosed with idiopathic pulmonary hypertension, and came to our center for a second opinion. He was born from consanguineous parents. He reported to be asymptomatic in his daily life. He was not on medications. Family history was not contributive.
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