Transposition of great arteries

Case contributed by Dr Hani Salam


Presents with cyanosis

Patient Data

Age: 10 weeks
Gender: Female

Frontal chest radiograph demonstrates increased pulmonary vascularity. Cardiac silhouette is mildly enlarged. 

Case Discussion

The differential diagnosis keeping in mind the patient is cyanotic would include TGA, truncus arteriosus, TAPVR and single ventricle. 

On echocardiography (not shown) d-TGA was confirmed with the aorta anterior to the pulmonary artery, o'clock and 5 o'clock respectively. 

The patient underwent Jatene arterial switch procedure. 

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Case information

rID: 13310
Published: 25th Mar 2011
Last edited: 20th Nov 2015
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