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Truncus Arteriosus

Truncus Arteriosus: Introduction

Truncus Arteriosus: A rare congenital heart vessel abnormality where the heart has only one artery coming out of it which forms the aorta and pulmonary artery and delivers blood to the body and the lungs. Normally the blood flow to the body and the lungs is carried out through separate blood vessels. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Truncus Arteriosus is available below.

Symptoms of Truncus Arteriosus

Treatments for Truncus Arteriosus

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Truncus Arteriosus?

Causes of Truncus Arteriosus

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Truncus Arteriosus: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Truncus Arteriosus

Heart attacks can be undiagnosed: Although the most severe symptoms of heart attack are hard to miss, there are varying degrees of severity. It is altogether too common...read more »

Heart attacks can be overdiagnosed: Although many people die from heart attacks, there are also many cases where people fear that they have a heart attack...read more »

Rare heart condition often undiagnosed: The rare heart condition called long QT syndrome can lead to episodes of palpitations and rapid...read more »

Heart attack can be over-diagnosed: Although heart attack is often undiagnosed, leading to fatality, it can also be over-diagnosed. People become concerned that a condition is a...read more »

Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood pressure. The "cuff" around the arm to measure blood...read more »

Hypertension misdiagnosis common in children: Hypertension is often misdiagnosed in adults (see misdiagnosis of hypertension), but its misdiagnosis is even more likely in children. Some of the ...read more »

Truncus Arteriosus: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Truncus Arteriosus

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Truncus Arteriosus: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Truncus Arteriosus

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Truncus Arteriosus: Animations

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Definitions of Truncus Arteriosus:

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

Related Truncus Arteriosus Info

More information about Truncus Arteriosus

  1. Truncus Arteriosus: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
 

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