Box-shaped heart

Dr Dan J Bell and Dr Vincent Tatco et al.

A box-shaped heart is a radiographic description given to the cardiac silhouette in some cases of Ebstein anomaly. The classic appearance of this finding is caused by the combination of the following features:

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: 43275
Systems: Cardiac, Chest
Section: Signs
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • box shaped heart

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