Idopathic Pulmonary Hypertension Mimicking Pulmonary Veno-Occlusive Disease – A Case Report.
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PVOD is rare cause of pulmonary artery hypertension which is associated with worse prognosis and limited treatment options apart from lung transplantation. Differentiating IPAH patients from PVOD is sometimes difficult relying on catheterization data alone. But differentiation between these two diseases is important as there are many evolved treatment options for IPAH. Here we are reporting a case of IPAH where catheterization data shows conflicting results which on further evaluation diagnosis confirmed as idiopathic pulmonary hypertension.