Atrial septal defect

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Diagnosis certain

Note: This case has been tagged as "legacy" as it no longer meets image preparation and/or other case publication guidelines.


CXR demonstrates an enlarged heart with prominent vascularity. The aortic arch is normal or small and the left atrium does not appear enlarged.


An ASD closure device is noted. 

Case Discussion

Echocardiography confirmed an atrial septal defect (ASD).

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