Pulmonary hypertension

Pulmonary hypertension (PH or PHTN) is a condition of increased blood pressure within the arteries of the lungs. Symptoms include shortness of breath, syncope, tiredness, chest pain, swelling of the legs, and a fast heartbeat. [Source: Wikipedia ]

Synonyms
Pulmonary arterial hypertension
Pulmonary artery hypertension
Subtypes
Pulmonary hypertension with interatrial communication
May Cause
Bilateral hilar enlargement
Bilateral hyperinflated lungs
Calcification in great vessels
Cor pulmonale
Generalized pulmonary arterial hypovascularity
Large main pulmonary artery
Multifocal thoracic calcification
Pulmonary artery aneurysm
Pulmonary artery calcification
Right ventricular enlargement
Solitary thoracic calcification
Tricuspid insufficiency
May Be Caused by
Alagille syndrome
Alpha1-antitrypsin deficiency
Alveolar microlithiasis
Arteritis
Asthma
Atrial septal defect
Avasthey-Roy syndrome
Bronchiectasis
Bronchioloalveolar cell carcinoma
Chronic bronchitis
Chronic heart disease
Chronic left ventricular failure
Congenital syndromes
Connective tissue disease
Crouzon syndrome
Cutis laxa
Cystic fibrosis
Diffuse lung disease
Ehlers-Danlos syndrome
Eisenmenger syndrome
Embolic metastases
Emphysema
Enlarged adenoids
Enlarged tonsils
Familial platelet storage pool disease
Familial primary pulmonary hypertension
Fat embolism
Fungal disease
Hemosiderosis
High altitude dwelling
Hunter syndrome
Hurler syndrome
Hypoplastic left heart syndrome
Idiopathic primary pulmonary hypertension
Interstitial fibrosis
Intravenous drug abuse
Kyphoscoliosis
Langerhans cell histiocytosis
Lipid pneumonia
Lymphangitic metastases
Marfan syndrome
Melnick-Needles osteodysplasty
Mitral insufficiency
Mitral stenosis
Mucopolysaccharidosis
Mucopolysaccharidosis 1-H/S
Mucopolysaccharidosis type 1-S
Mucopolysaccharidosis type 6
Neuromuscular disorder
Obesity
Patent ductus arteriosus
Pickwickian syndrome
Platelet storage pool disease
Pleural fibrothorax
Pneumoconiosis
Polyarteritis nodosa
Polycythemia vera
Primary pulmonary hypertension
Pulmonary arterial disease
Pulmonary arteriolar sclerosis
Pulmonary artery coarctation
Pulmonary artery stenosis
Pulmonary embolism
Pulmonary venous hypertension
Robin sequence
Robin syndrome
Sarcoidosis
Schistosomiasis
Scimitar syndrome
Scleroderma
Sickle cell disease
Sleep apnea syndrome
Systemic lupus erythematosus
Takayasu arteritis
Thoracoplasty
Trophoblastic embolic metastases
Tuberculosis
Tuberous sclerosis
Ventricular septal defect
Ventriculoatrial shunt for hydrocephalus
Wegener granulomatosis
Williams syndrome