A rare variant of complex partial anomalous pulmonary venous connections

Ganiga, Naveen Chandra S (2015) A rare variant of complex partial anomalous pulmonary venous connections. Journal of Cardiovascular Disease Research, 6 (3). pp. 1-4.

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Abstract

We report a 10 year old girl who was detected to have a sinus venosus a trial septal defect with complex partial pulmonary venous connections. Left pulmonary veins were draining into right superior vena cava via the innominate and vertical vein, and right upper pulmonary vein was draining directly into superior vena cava. Only the right lower pulmonary vein was connected to the left atrium. Though any combinations of pulmonary venous drainage are reported in literature, current reported type of pulmonary venous connections is one of the rarest type with only few cases previously reported. Through this report we also want to emphasize the need for screening for all pulmonary veins every case of atrial septal defect especially in sinus venosus type defect and when there is discrepancy between size of atrial septal defect and haemodynamic disturbance.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Atrial septal defect; Pulmonary venous connections; Sinus venosus.
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Manipal > Cardiology
Depositing User: KMC Library
Date Deposited: 14 Dec 2015 10:16
Last Modified: 14 Dec 2015 10:16
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/144779

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