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Type IV truncus arteriosus

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Congenital Abnormality
Synonyms: Persistent truncus arteriosus type IV; Type 4 truncus arteriosus
HPO: HP:0011610


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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