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002 Cambridge Books Online © Cambridge University Press, 2013 Pulmonary vascular disease Pulmonary hypertension Definition of pulmonary hypertension • Clinically, the term pulmonary hypertension is used to encompass both pulmonary arterial and pulmonary venous hypertension. The term pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) is generally reserved for the WHO class 1 entities, discussed below. • It may be clinically difficult to distinguish pulmonary arterial from pulmonary venous hypertension. Further complicating the distinction, venous hypertension may be a cause of arterial hypertension.
Small cell is considered a disseminated disease and is generally not amenable to surgery. Large cell carcinoma • Large cell carcinoma is a wastebasket pathologic diagnosis for tumors that are not squamous, adenocarcinoma, or small cell. Large cell carcinoma is strongly associated with smoking and has a poor prognosis. • Large cell carcinoma often occurs in the lung periphery, where it presents as a large mass. Carcinoid tumor • Neoplastic carcinoid cells originate from neuroendocrine cells in the bronchial walls.
Legionella most commonly occurs in elderly smokers. Infections tend to be severe. Peripheral consolidation often progresses to lobar and multifocal pneumonia. • Infection by Klebsiella and other gram-negatives occurs in alcoholics and aspirators. Klebsiella classically leads to voluminous inflammatory exudates causing the bulging fissure sign. Hospital acquired pneumonia (HAP) • Hospital acquired pneumonia (HAP) occurs in hospitalized patients and is due to aspiration of colonized secretions.