7 Facts About Scleroderma-related PAH

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7. The coexistence of PH and scleroderma happens due to the thickening of connective tissue around blood vessels. When blood vessels are narrowed in the lungs, the right ventricle of the heart must work harder to pump blood to the lungs.

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