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Uncorrected tetralogy of fallot in a 25-year old nigerian african.
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PMID:  21769263     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Tetralogy of Fallot is the most common form of cyanotic congenital heart disease. Survival after the age of 12 years without corrective surgery is rare. We present the case of a 25 year-old man with uncorrected tetralogy of Fallot. Possible reasons for the longetivity in this patient are left ventricular hypertrophy and systemic to pulmonary shunting through internal mammary arteries.
Dike B Ojji; Akinola O Babalola; Ayodele O Falase
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2011-04-27
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical medicine insights. Case reports     Volume:  4     ISSN:  1179-5476     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin Med Insights Case Rep     Publication Date:  2011  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-07-19     Completed Date:  2011-11-10     Revised Date:  2013-05-29    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101531893     Medline TA:  Clin Med Insights Case Rep     Country:  New Zealand    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  21-3     Citation Subset:  -    
Cardiology Unit, Department of Medicine, University of Abuja Teaching Hospital, Gwagwalada, Abuja.
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