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Unusual variation of asplenia syndrome.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1811094     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The case of a 1-year-old cyanotic boy diagnosed with asplenia syndrome has been reported. By physical and laboratory examinations, levocardia, atrial inversion, primum ASD, single atrioventricular valve, single ventricle (left-hand morphology), rudimentary right ventricle (anterior, left-sided), pulmonary stenosis, left-sided vena cava, single vena cava superior were established and the case was diagnosed with asplenia syndrome. The patient has concordance between tracheo-bronchial situs and lung anatomy and inverted atrial and visceral situs, but without atrial isomerism that makes his case an unusual variation of asplenia syndrome.
F S Tunaoğlu; R Olguntürk; K Gücüyener; S Demirsoy; C Uzamiş
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Japanese heart journal     Volume:  32     ISSN:  0021-4868     ISO Abbreviation:  Jpn Heart J     Publication Date:  1991 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1992-06-04     Completed Date:  1992-06-04     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401175     Medline TA:  Jpn Heart J     Country:  JAPAN    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  859-65     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Pediatric Cardiology, Medical School of Gazi University, Ankara, Turkey.
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MeSH Terms
Abnormalities, Multiple*
Heart Defects, Congenital* / diagnosis,  surgery
Spleen / abnormalities*

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