A young lady with dyspnoea: Quest for the cause



  • Mahismita Patro Department of Pulmonary Medicine, ESI-PGIMSR, New Delhi, India.
  • Dipti Gothi | diptigothi@gmail.com Department of Pulmonary Medicine, ESI-PGIMSR, New Delhi, India.
  • Sameer Vaidya Department of Pulmonary Medicine, ESI-PGIMSR, New Delhi, India.


Pulmonary hypertension (PH) is a common cause of dyspnoea. The management and prognosis of PH varies with the underlying aetiology. Hence the detection of the cause of PH is important. Obliterative bronchiolitis (OB) is a common but under-recognised cause of PH. OB is usually secondary to childhood infections known as post-infectious OB. It can also be secondary to other diseases, but cryptogenic OB is an extremely rare entity. Here we share a unique case of PH due to cryptogenic OB and its successful outcome with optimal management.



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Pulmonary hypertension, Obliterative bronchiolitis, cryptogenic OB
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Patro, Mahismita, Dipti Gothi, and Sameer Vaidya. 2021. “A Young Lady With Dyspnoea: Quest for the Cause”. Monaldi Archives for Chest Disease, July. https://doi.org/10.4081/monaldi.2021.1812.

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