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Tumour microembolism presenting as "primary pulmonary hypertension".
  1. M Hibbert,
  2. S Braude
  1. Manly Hospital, Sydney, Australia.


    Pulmonary tumour microembolism is a rare cause of pulmonary hypertension. A case of rapidly progressive pulmonary hypertension in a patient with a past history of breast carcinoma is presented. Despite active consideration and investigation for malignancy as a cause, correct diagnosis was only made at necropsy.

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