Anomalous systemic arterial supply to the lungs: An unusual etiology for cardiomegaly

Zakariya Hubail, Reenu Eapen, Matthew Lemler

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Abstract

Anomalous systemic arterial blood supply to the lungs is a rare anomaly of lung development. It may present with various manifestations that are shared with more commonly encountered congenital and acquired heart diseases. Thus, it may evade early diagnosis or even lead to a wrong diagnosis and treatment. This lesion should be suspected in left ventricular overload conditions in the absence of a clear explanation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)608-611
Number of pages4
JournalPediatric Cardiology
Volume27
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1 2006

Keywords

  • Arteriovenous malformation
  • Cardiomegaly

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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