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Primary Pulmonary Hypertension in a Patient With CD8/T-cell Large Granulocyte Leukemia : Amelioration by Cladribine Therapy

Leonard J. Rossoff; Joseph Genovese; Morton Coleman; David R. Dantzker
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Affiliations: From the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Long Island Jewish Medical Center, New Hyde Park, NY,  From the Division of Hematology, New York Hospital/Cornell Medical Center, New York

Affiliations: From the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Long Island Jewish Medical Center, New Hyde Park, NY,  From the Division of Hematology, New York Hospital/Cornell Medical Center, New York


1997 by the American College of Chest Physicians


Chest. 1997;112(2):551-553. doi:10.1378/chest.112.2.551
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Abstract

We report a case of primary pulmonary hypertension in an adult man with CD8/T-cell large granulocyte leukemia. Successful treatment of his leukemia with cladribine resulted in dramatic and sustained improvement of his pulmonary hypertension.


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