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Congenital aneurysm of the muscular interventricular septum in a child.
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PMID:  15884636     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Congenital aneurysms of the muscular interventricular septum without ventricularseptal defect are extremely rare. We describe a five-month-old girl patient with congenital aneurysm, pathological ST changes and minimal right ventricular outflow tract obstruction. The electrocardiogram showed Wolf-Parkinson-White syndrome, pathological ST changes and combined ventricular hypertrophy criteria. The transthoracic echocardiography and cardiac catheterization demonstrated a septal aneurysm which was bulging into the right ventricle and systolic pressure gradients between the main pulmonary artery and right ventricle outflow tract with normal coronary arteries. The patient has shown no symptoms, but some rhythm disturbances may be expected because of her electrocardiographic anomalies. Therefore, these patients should be followed carefully because of possible complications.
Osman Başpinar; Sevim Karaaslan; Bülent Oran; Tamer Baysal; Sevgi Keleş
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Turkish journal of pediatrics     Volume:  47     ISSN:  0041-4301     ISO Abbreviation:  Turk. J. Pediatr.     Publication Date:    2005 Jan-Mar
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-05-11     Completed Date:  2005-06-29     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0417505     Medline TA:  Turk J Pediatr     Country:  Turkey    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  82-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Pediatric Cardiology, Selçuk University Meram Faculty of Medicine, Konya, Turkey.
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MeSH Terms
Aneurysm / congenital,  pathology*,  physiopathology
Heart / physiopathology
Heart Defects, Congenital / pathology*
Heart Murmurs / etiology
Heart Septum / pathology
Heart Ventricles / pathology,  physiopathology
Myocardium / pathology*

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