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Diseases » Tetralogy of Fallot » Summary
 

What is Tetralogy of Fallot?

What is Tetralogy of Fallot?

  • Tetralogy of Fallot: A condition which is characterized pulmonary stenosis, interventricular septal defect, right ventricular hypertrophy and dextroposition of the aorta.

Tetralogy of Fallot is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Tetralogy of Fallot, or a subtype of Tetralogy of Fallot, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Tetralogy of Fallot as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

Tetralogy of Fallot: Introduction

Types of Tetralogy of Fallot:

Broader types of Tetralogy of Fallot:

How serious is Tetralogy of Fallot?

Complications of Tetralogy of Fallot: see complications of Tetralogy of Fallot

What causes Tetralogy of Fallot?

Causes of Tetralogy of Fallot: see causes of Tetralogy of Fallot

What are the symptoms of Tetralogy of Fallot?

Symptoms of Tetralogy of Fallot: see symptoms of Tetralogy of Fallot

Complications of Tetralogy of Fallot: see complications of Tetralogy of Fallot

Can anyone else get Tetralogy of Fallot?

More information: see contagiousness of Tetralogy of Fallot
Inheritance: see inheritance of Tetralogy of Fallot

Tetralogy of Fallot: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Tetralogy of Fallot.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Tetralogy of Fallot.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Tetralogy of Fallot: Cardiac Surgeon, Neonatologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Tetralogy of Fallot.
Treatments for Tetralogy of Fallot: see treatments for Tetralogy of Fallot
Research for Tetralogy of Fallot: see research for Tetralogy of Fallot

Name and Aliases of Tetralogy of Fallot

Main name of condition: Tetralogy of Fallot

Other names or spellings for Tetralogy of Fallot:

Fallot tetralogy, TOF
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Tetralogy of Fallot: Related Conditions

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