Ayerza syndrome[ah-yār′shah]

Type:Term

Definitions
1. sclerosis of the pulmonary arteries in chronic cor pulmonale; associated with severe cyanosis, it is a condition resembling polycythemia vera but resulting from primary pulmonary arteriosclerosis or primary pulmonary hypertension and characterized by plexiform lesions of arterioles.

Synonyms
Ayerza disease , cardiopathia nigra , plexogenic pulmonary arteriopathy

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