Congenital aortic anomaly

Body Region: Cardiovascular
Author: Christian Loewe, Vienna, Austria

1. Patient presentation
2. CT Images
3. CT Findings
4. Detailed Diagnosis
5. References

1. Patient presentation

  • A 30-day-old girl (born at term) presented with total anomalous venous return
  • She had a history of surgical correction and reorganization of the pulmonary veins
  • A persisting shunt, which could not be localized by invasive catheterization, was present
  • CT angiography of the chest and upper abdomen was performed to visualize the anatomical situation and to identify the level of the shunt persisting after surgical repair

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