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Down’s syndrome and dyspnea

Author: Jean-François Paul, MD, Plessis-Robinson, France
Body Region: Cardiovascular

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

1. Patient presentation

  • A 15-year-old girl with Down’s syndrome was explored for dyspnea.
  • An atrial septal defect associated with right ventricular dilatation was diagnosed at
    echocardiography.

  • An abnormal pulmonary venous return was suspected but difficult to show.