Pulmonary hypertension

PDF download is not available for Arabic and Urdu languages at this time. Please use the browser print function instead

Learn about the symptoms, causes and treatment of pulmonary hypertension in children.

Key points

  • Pulmonary hypertension is high pressure in the pulmonary arteries.
  • Over time, pulmonary hypertension can lead to problems such as heart failure, damage to the blood vessels or abnormal heart rhythms.
  • Pulmonary hypertension is usually treated with medication to relieve the symptoms.
Last updated: May 2nd 2017