International Journal of Cardiovascular ResearchISSN: 2324-8602

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Case Report, Int J Cardiovasc Res Vol: 4 Issue: 1

Chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension in a case with multi-drug resistant pulmonary tuberculosis

Soumya Patra*, Beeresh Puttegowda, Ravindranath KS and Manjunath CN
Post doctoral trainee, Department of Cardiology, Sri Jayadeva Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences and Research, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Corresponding author : Dr. Soumya Patra
Post doctoral trainee, department of cardiology, Sri Jayadeva Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences & Research, Bangalore, 560069, India
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E-mail: [email protected]
Received: August 28, 2014 Accepted: November 28, 2014 Published: January 01, 2015
Citation: Patra S, Puttegowda B, Ravindranath KS, Manjunath CN (2015) Chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension in a case with multi-drug resistant pulmonary tuberculosis. Int J Cardiovasc Res 4:1. doi:10.4172/2324-8602.1000192

Abstract

 Chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension in a case with multi-drug resistant pulmonary tuberculosis

Pulmonary tuberculosis is very common and multidrug resistance (MDR) is emerging in the developing country. The association with chronic pulmonary embolism is a rare entity. We are reporting a case of 19-years old female with MDR tuberculosis, had severe pulmonary hypertension and right heart failure due to chronic pulmonary embolism.

Keywords: Pulmonary tuberculosis; Multidrug resistance; Chronic pulmonary embolism

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