Ventricular septal defect
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Özbalcı E, Ventricular septal defect. Case study, Radiopaedia.org (Accessed on 29 Mar 2023) https://doi.org/10.53347/rID-39802
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22 Sep 2015
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24 week pregnancy anomaly scan. Positive first trimester combined test.
Age: 25 years
20-24 weeks anomaly scan
From the case: Ventricular septal defect
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Possible small membranous VSD. Left to right ventricular flow is demonstrated. This is hard to see in the B mode scan. B mode image shows small VSD.
There is a high association of membranous VSD with aneuploidies. İf membranous VSD is present amniocentesis is indicated.
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