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Portopulmonary hypertension secondary to congenital extrahepatic portosystemic shunt with heterotaxy and polysplenia: A cause of sudden death in an infant.
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PMID:  21520436     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Congenital extrahepatic portosystemic shunt (CEPS) is associated with polysplenia and heterotaxy and can cause portopulmonary hypertension. We report a 12-month-old girl who acutely died likely due to portopulmonary hypertension secondary to CEPS associated with heterotaxy and polysplenia. A retrospective radiographic review following her autopsy identified an anatomical explanation for the acute death in an infant. Pediatr. Pulmonol. © 2011 Wiley-Liss, Inc.
Authors:
Daisuke Kobayashi; Henry D Edwards; Jasmeet Singh; Milan D Nadkarni; Patrick E Lantz; Amanda L Cook
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-4-25
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pediatric pulmonology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1099-0496     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-4-26     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8510590     Medline TA:  Pediatr Pulmonol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2011 Wiley-Liss, Inc.
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Department of Pediatrics, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, North Carolina. dkobayas@dmc.org.
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