Tetralogy of Fallot

Case contributed by Dr Vincent Tatco

Presentation

Cyanosis since birth. Known case of Tetralogy of Fallot.

Patient Data

Age: 5
Gender: Male
X-ray

The heart exhibits an uplifted apex reflective of right ventricular hypertrophy.  

The main pulmonary artery is concave.

There is right-sided aortic arch.

The lungs show decreased vascularity. Tracheal bronchus is also demonstrated. 

Case Discussion

This case shows the radiographic "boot-shape" appearance of the heart in an echocardiographically proven case of tetralogy of Fallot (TOF).

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Case information

rID: 43227
Case created: 1st Mar 2016
Last edited: 18th Sep 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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