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What is Atrial Septal Defect 5?

What is Atrial Septal Defect 5?

  • Atrial Septal Defect 5: A rare heart malformation involving the presence of an abnormal opening between the two atrial chambers of the heart which allows abnormal mixing of oxygenated and deoxygenated blood. The severity of the symptoms depends on the size and location of the defect with mild cases being asymptomatic until adulthood. Atrial septal defect 5 is caused by a mutation on chromosome 15q14. There are no other heart abnormalities associated with the condition.

Atrial Septal Defect 5: Introduction

Types of Atrial Septal Defect 5:

Broader types of Atrial Septal Defect 5:

How serious is Atrial Septal Defect 5?

Prognosis of Atrial Septal Defect 5: Patients with a small or moderate defect often have few if any symptoms and can lead a normal life. Larger defects usually require treatment to prevent complications such as heart failure. Open-heart surgery to correct large defects or symptomatic cases usually has a good long-term prognosis with patients able to lead a normal life.
Complications of Atrial Septal Defect 5: see complications of Atrial Septal Defect 5

What causes Atrial Septal Defect 5?

Causes of Atrial Septal Defect 5: see causes of Atrial Septal Defect 5

What are the symptoms of Atrial Septal Defect 5?

Symptoms of Atrial Septal Defect 5: see symptoms of Atrial Septal Defect 5

Complications of Atrial Septal Defect 5: see complications of Atrial Septal Defect 5

Atrial Septal Defect 5: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Atrial Septal Defect 5.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Atrial Septal Defect 5.

How is it treated?

Treatments for Atrial Septal Defect 5: see treatments for Atrial Septal Defect 5

Name and Aliases of Atrial Septal Defect 5

Main name of condition: Atrial Septal Defect 5

Other names or spellings for Atrial Septal Defect 5:

ASD5

 

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