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Eisenmenger syndrome

Disease definition

Eisenmenger syndrome (ES) is an form of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) associated with unoperated congenital heart disease and is characterized by congenital heart malformations (see these terms) with reversed or bi-directional shunting through an intra-cardiac or intervascular (usually aorto-pulmonary) communication with the development of PAH.

ORPHA:97214

  • Synonym(s): -
  • Prevalence: 1-9 / 1 000 000
  • Inheritance: Not applicable 
  • Age of onset: Adolescent, Childhood, Adult
  • ICD-10: I27.2
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: C0013743
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: 6323
  • MedDRA: 10058554

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