Acyanotic congenital heart disease

There are numerous causes of acyanotic congenital heart disease and can be divided into those that have increased pulmonary vascularity (pulmonary plethora) and those that do not:

Congenital heart disease

There is more than one way to present the variety of congenital heart diseases. Whichever way they are categorised, it is helpful to have a working understanding of normal and fetal circulation, as well as an understanding of the segmental approach to imaging in congenital heart disease.

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rID: 8471
Section: Pathology
Tags: heart, refs
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Congenital heart disease - acyanotic

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    Case 1: ventricular septal defect
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    Case 2: AVSD
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    Case 3: atrial septal defect
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    Case 4: patent ductus arteriosus
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