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Common arterial trunk associated with absence of right atrioventricular connexion.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2351500     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Common arterial trunk is a rare congenital anomaly, usually found in the setting of a concordant atrioventricular connexion. The association of a common arterial trunk with absence of the right atrioventricular connexion is very rare, having, as far as we know, been reported only twice in the literature. In the case reported here the pulmonary arteries originated separately from the posterior wall of the arterial trunk, and the trunk overrode the septum between the dominant left- and the right-sided rudimentary right ventricle. We discuss the electrocardiographic features which can help in the diagnosis of this malformation.
Authors:
T C Diógenes; E Atik; V D Aiello
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of cardiology     Volume:  27     ISSN:  0167-5273     ISO Abbreviation:  Int. J. Cardiol.     Publication Date:  1990 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1990-07-19     Completed Date:  1990-07-19     Revised Date:  2006-07-12    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8200291     Medline TA:  Int J Cardiol     Country:  NETHERLANDS    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  385-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Instituto do Coração do Hospital das Clinicas da Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aorta, Thoracic / abnormalities*
Coronary Vessel Anomalies / pathology
Echocardiography
Female
Heart Defects, Congenital / diagnosis*
Heart Septal Defects, Atrial / diagnosis
Heart Septal Defects, Ventricular / diagnosis
Humans
Infant
Pulmonary Artery / abnormalities*
Tricuspid Valve / abnormalities
Comments/Corrections
Comment In:
Int J Cardiol. 1991 Mar;30(3):367-8   [PMID:  2055680 ]

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