Tetralogy of Fallot

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

Right upper lobe collapse and an abnormal cardiomediastinal contour with elevated cardiac apex.


At 10 weeks, there is elevation of the cardiac apex.

Case Discussion

Neonatal CXRs in a cyanotic child, demonstrate elevation of the cardiac apex, suspicious for right ventricular hypertrophy. Tetralogy of Fallot is suspected (echo / surgically proven)

Case courtesy of Bob Cook, MD. Western Memorial Regional Hospital Corner Brook, Newfoundland.

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Case information

rID: 8049
Case created: 5th Jan 2010
Last edited: 27th Nov 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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