Transposition of great arteries

Case contributed by Dr Jeremy Jones

Presentation

Antenatally known transposition of the great arteries.

Patient Data

Age: day 0
Gender: Male
Modality: X-ray

Antenatally-known transposition of the great arteries. No cardiomegaly and relatively normal lungs without plethora or oedema.

Case Discussion

While transposition does often present with pulmonary plethora on early radiographs, this case demonstrates that this is not always the case.

Transposition confirmed antenatally and postnatally with echocardiography.

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Case Information

rID: 24324
Case created: 7th Aug 2013
Last edited: 28th Feb 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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