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Criss cross heart in a congenitally corrected transposition of the great arteries.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18255175     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Criss cross heart is an extremely rare anomaly accounting for less than 0.1% of congenital heart disease. It is characterized by an abnormal rotation of the heart on its long axis. Almost always there are associated cardiac anomalies such as pulmonary stenosis, ventricular septal defect, ventriculoarterial connection discord or hypoplasia of the tricuspid valve or right ventricle and thereby presenting in the neonatal period. We present a case of a 22 year old woman with a congenitally corrected transposition of great arteries and a criss cross heart.
Authors:
Efrén Martínez Quintana; Fayna Rodríguez González; Julio Agredo Muñoz
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Letter     Date:  2008-02-05
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of cardiology     Volume:  130     ISSN:  1874-1754     ISO Abbreviation:  Int. J. Cardiol.     Publication Date:  2008 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-11-05     Completed Date:  2009-06-01     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8200291     Medline TA:  Int J Cardiol     Country:  Netherlands    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  e81-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Crisscross Heart / complications*,  diagnosis*
Female
Humans
Transposition of Great Vessels / complications*,  diagnosis*
Young Adult

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