Monday, July 22, 2013

Echo (echo) I

Although this is the most common congenital heart defect at birth, it accounts for only 10% of defects in adults. Although most patients are asymptomatic, some are at risk for aortic regurgitation, endocarditis, or heart failure.

Challenge: What's shown here?

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2 comments:

sibogox said...

ASD?

Craig Chen said...

close!
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Echo (echo) I

This is a ventricular septal defect.

Sources: UpToDate; Wikipedia.