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Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Associated with Tumor Microemboli Within Small Pulmonary Arteries (Tumor Thrombotic Microangiopathy)

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The presence of widespread tumor microemboli within small pulmonary arteries (tumor thrombotic microangiopathy) can cause pulmonary arterial hypertension. The diagnosis may be missed since it is relatively rare.

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