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Infant with severe right ventricular insufficiency

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

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

1. Patient presentation

  • A 3-month-old baby girl presented with severe right ventricular insufficiency in a context of
    dyspnea, weakness and loss of weight.

  • Echocardiogaphy showed very large right heart cavities associated with high pulmonary pressure.
  • An anomalous venous return was suspected.
  • Contrast-enhanced MDCT was performed for further evaluation.