Patent ductus arteriosus

Case contributed by Dr Maxim Stalkov


Dyspnea and exercise intolerance.

Patient Data

Age: 45
Gender: Female

ECG-gated cardiac CT demonstrates a patent ductus arteriosus with conical configuration, prominent aortic ampulla and narrow pulmonary end (Krichenko type A).

Case Discussion

Physical examination revealed no audible heart murmur ("silent PDA"). Successful percutaneous closure was performed.

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Case information

rID: 50054
Published: 16th Dec 2016
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Cardiac
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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