Associated Medical Conditions

Queen Latifah with her mother

Queen Latifah speaks out about her mother Rita’s battle with pulmonary arterial hypertension secondary to scleroderma. PAH is a common complication of scleroderma, and 8-12% of all scleroderma patients develop PAH.

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Patients who have a history with certain drugs and toxins, including fenfluramine, dexfenfluramine and methamphetamines, should also be aware of the associated risk of pulmonary hypertension.

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