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Pulmonary artery hypertension
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Pulmonary artery hypertension

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Contributors: Benjamin L. Mazer MD, MBA, Mary Anne Morgan MD
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Synopsis

A progressive disorder of primary pulmonary arterial vasculopathy characterized by a mean pulmonary arterial pressure >25 mm Hg at rest or >30 mm Hg during exercise. The most common symptoms include dyspnea, orthopnea, chest pain, fatigue, peripheral edema, palpitations, and syncope.

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Codes

ICD10CM:
I27.29 – Other secondary pulmonary hypertension

SNOMEDCT:
11399002 – Pulmonary hypertensive arterial disease

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Drug Reaction Data

Below is a list of drugs with literature evidence indicating an adverse association with this diagnosis. The list is continually updated through ongoing research and new medication approvals. Click on Citations to sort by number of citations or click on Medication to sort the medications alphabetically.

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Last Updated: 03/13/2019
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Pulmonary artery hypertension
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Pulmonary artery hypertension : Fatigue, Exertional dyspnea, Heart palpitations, Syncope, Anorexia, Peripheral leg edema, Atypical chest pain
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