01 January 2015 by John Ryan, Thenappan Thenappan, Stuart Rich, Stephen Archer

WHO Group 5 - Pulmonary hypertension with unclear or multifactorial etiologies

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Ryan JJ,Thenappan T,Luo N,Ha T,Patel AR,Rich S,Archer SL.The WHO classification of pulmonary hypertension: A case-based imaging compendium.Pulmonary circulation. 2012 ;2:107-21

WHO Group 5 - Pulmonary hypertension with unclear or multifactorial etiologies. (A) ECG showing left ventricular hypertrophy. (B, C) Chest X-ray, PA and lateral with no edema or cardiomegaly. (D) Computerized tomographic scan of the chest showing a 4.9 2.9 cm calcified mediastinal mass compressing the right main pulmonary artery (white arrow). (E) A filling defect from a thrombus in the right main pulmonary artery (dashed white arrow). (F) CT scan showing oligemia of the entire right lung. (G, H) VQ scan showing a complete absence of perfusion to the entire right lung (white arrow).

 

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