Disease Information for Pulmonary veno-occlusive disease

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Blue lips
Cyanosis
P2 sound accentuated
Right ventricular heave
Chest pain exacerbated on deep breathing
Cough
Dyspnea
Dyspnea at rest
Dyspnea on exertion
Dyspnea, chronic progressive
Exertional cyanosis
Lung signs/abnormality
Painful cough
Right anterior chest pain
Shortness of breath/SOB
Diagnostic Test Results
Other Tests & Procedures
Cardiac index reduced
Pathology
BX/Lung biopsy/Interstitial fibrosis
Isotope Scan
Isotope/V/Q Lung scan abnormal
EKG (ECG)
EKG/P Wave > 2.5 mV inferior leads (ECG)
EKG/Peaked tall P Waves 2,3,F leads (ECG)
EKG/R pattern V1-V3
Ultrasound
Echo/Pulmonary artery hypertension
Angiography
Angios/Pulmonary artery abnormal
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Atrioventricular (AV) canal/congenital defect
Congestive heart failure
Right congestive heart failure
Associated Disease & Complications
Cor pulmonale
Pulmonary edema/non-cardiogenic
Pulmonary hypertension
Pulmonary hypertension, primary syndrome
Pulmonary hypertension, secondary
Raynaud's syndrome
Right ventricular hypertrophy
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Cardiovascular (category)
CLASS/Right heart/ventricle involvement/disorder (ex)
CLASS/Vein disorder (ex).
CLASS/Lung Disorder (ex)
CLASS/Pulmonary veins disorder (ex)
CLASS/Pulmonic (category)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Exertional O2 desaturation
Pathophysiology/Pulmonary postcapillary hypertension
Pathophysiology/Pulmonary vascular resistance high
Process
PROCESS/Arteriosclerosis/vascular/venous (category)
PROCESS/Structural/anatomic/foreign body (category)
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Anticoagulants
RX/Oxygen
Definition

Obstruction of the small- and medium-sized pulmonary veins by fibrous proliferation of the intima and media or by thrombosis or a combination of both.

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