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Disease Pulmonary Heart Disease

Name Pulmonary Heart Disease
Synonyms Cor Pulmonale | Disease, Pulmonary Heart | Diseases, Pulmonary Heart | Heart Disease, Pulmonary | Heart Diseases, Pulmonary | Pulmonary Heart Diseases
Definition Hypertrophy and dilation of the RIGHT VENTRICLE of the heart that is caused by PULMONARY HYPERTENSION. This condition is often associated with pulmonary parenchymal or vascular diseases, such as CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE and PULMONARY EMBOLISM.
Categories Cardiovascular disease
MeSH® ID D011660
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DiseasesCardiovascular Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Heart Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Pulmonary Heart Disease Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references

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