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Successful pregnancy with scleroderma renal disease and pulmonary hypertension in a patient using angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors.

Authors
  • B A Baethge
  • R E Wolf
Publication Date
Sep 01, 1989
Source
PMC
Keywords
Disciplines
  • Biology
  • Medicine
  • Pharmacology
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Abstract

A patient with scleroderma renal disease and pulmonary hypertension who had a successful pregnancy with the use of angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors is presented. The routine use of these inhibitors during pregnancy is not recommended, however, owing to the reported potential risks to the fetus.

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