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#MASTERCLASS. #Capilaroscopia 👈🔬
Dr. Maurizio Cutolo
#25TentopicsBCN 🧵
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Progressive reduction of the capillary number reflects disease activity in #SSc
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Automated assesment of #nailfold #capillaroscopy
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#Pulmonary Hypertension (pHTN) can really take your breath away!

For today's #MTC, Chief @photon_ick, PGY3 Dr. Armando Martinez, & #CTEPH expert Dr. Demos Papamatheakis reviewed a super cool case of a legit #SPY diagnosed with pHTN & CTEPH, flown to #UCSD for management!
1. pHTN is increased pressure in the #pulmonaryarteries
2. Most common symptoms include: EXERTIONAL #dyspnea, fatigue, pleuritic chest pain, and even #hemoptysis🩸
3. It's typically diagnosed on #ECHO showing dilated arteries, right❤️strain, & elevated RV systolic pressure!
4. There are 5 #WHO Classes of pHTN, distinguished based on physiology and treatment options:
1⃣ Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
2⃣ pHTN 2/2 LV failure
3⃣ pHTN 2/2 Respiratory/Lung disease
5⃣ Other causes Image
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Let’s start with a problem representation:

A 30 y/o F presents w/ a 6-mon history of a nonproductive cough worse w/ activity, a recent-onset fever, blurred vision, dry eyes who was found to have uveitis, erythema nodosum, & crackles on PE along w/ hilar LAD & hypercalcemia
Let's start with the cough.

A chronic cough in a 30 y/o? hmmm

Cough thinking about a pulmonary process (anywhere from nose to alveoli) but also thinking about GI and cardiac etiologies causing cough as well
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