Orphanet: Pulmonary veno occlusive disease and/or pulmonary capillary haemangiomatosis
x

Search for a rare disease

* (*) mandatory field

Other search option(s)

Suggest an update

(*) Required fields.

Attention

Only comments seeking to improve the quality and accuracy of information on the Orphanet website are accepted. For all other comments, please send your remarks via contact us. Only comments written in English can be processed.

Captcha image

Pulmonary veno-occlusive disease and/or pulmonary capillary haemangiomatosis

Disease definition

A disorder that constitutes a rare subgroup of rare pulmonary hypertension characterized by obliterative fibrosis of the small pulmonary veins and venules and/or capillary infiltration of the pulmonary interstitium leading to increased pulmonary vascular resistance and right ventricular dysfunction.

ORPHA:431353

Classification level: Group of disorders
  • Synonym(s): -
  • Prevalence: -
  • Inheritance: -
  • Age of onset: All ages
  • ICD-10: -
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: -
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: -
  • MedDRA: -

Detailed information

Article for general public

Professionals

The documents contained in this web site are presented for information purposes only. The material is in no way intended to replace professional medical care by a qualified specialist and should not be used as a basis for diagnosis or treatment.