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Type IV truncus arteriosus

MedGen UID:
866784
Concept ID:
C4021135
Congenital Abnormality
Synonyms: Persistent truncus arteriosus type IV; Type 4 truncus arteriosus
 
HPO: HP:0011610

Definition

Truncus arteriosus (single great artery leaving the base of the heart, giving rise to the coronary, pulmonary, and systemic arteries) whereby the aortic arch is hypoplastic or interrupted, and a large patent ductus arteriosus is present. [from HPO]

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de Virgilio C, Dubrow TJ, Robertson JM, Wackym PA, Pelikan PC, Cobb S, Williams RA
Am J Gastroenterol 1988 Aug;83(8):865-7. PMID: 3260743
Riggs TW, Paul MH
Am J Cardiol 1982 Dec;50(6):1380-4. doi: 10.1016/0002-9149(82)90478-7. PMID: 7148717

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