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Ventricular septal defect

Case contributed by Frank Gaillard
Diagnosis almost certain


None provided.

Patient Data

Age: Neonate

Chest x-ray


Chest x-ray demonstrates prominent pulmonary vasculature (active congestion) without pleural effusions or convincing consolidation. The heart is prominent. 

Case Discussion

This case demonstrates typical appearances of a significant left to right shunt, in this case, a ventricular septal defect (VSD).

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