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Primary sclerosis of the pulmonary artery and Ayerza's disease are two clinical entities which have been studied with increasing frequency during recent years. Even though diminution of the pulmonary bed by sclerosis of the pulmonary artery and its branches is the essential morbid alteration in both diseases the clinical manifestations, as described, are in many respects dissimilar. Most authors describe syphilitic arteritis of the pulmonary artery in Ayerza's disease, whereas in the other disease syphilis has been excluded and another single common etiologic factor has not been found. Primary sclerosis of the pulmonary artery and its branches has been described
Primary Sclerosis of the Pulmonary Artery and Its Branches.. Ann Intern Med. ;1:192–193. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-1-3-192
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1927;1(3):192-193.
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