Pulmonary Hypertension due to Lithium Therapy: A Case Report


Ugurlu G. K. , Onen S., Kaymak S. U. , Caykoylu A., Keles T.

JOURNAL OF MOOD DISORDERS, vol.6, no.1, pp.32-35, 2016 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 6 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.5455/jmood.20140709042214
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF MOOD DISORDERS
  • Page Numbers: pp.32-35

Abstract

Lithium is accepted as the gold standard for long term treatment in bipolar affective disorder. However, this specific drug has various side effects, which restrict its use such as cardiologic. To our knowledge, there is only one reported case of pulmonary hypertension due to lithium therapy in the literature.