Aorto-ventricular tunnel: Introduction
Aorto-ventricular tunnel: A rare heart defect where a tunnel from between the ascending aorta and the cavity of the left or sometimes right heart ventricle. The severity of the condition is highly variable from asymptomatic for many years to fetal death. Often other heart anomalies are also associated.
More detailed information about the symptoms,
causes, and treatments of Aorto-ventricular tunnel is available below.
Symptoms of Aorto-ventricular tunnel
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symptoms of Aorto-ventricular tunnel
Treatments for Aorto-ventricular tunnel
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Home Diagnostic Testing
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Causes of Aorto-ventricular tunnel
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Aorto-ventricular tunnel: Undiagnosed Conditions
Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:
Misdiagnosis and Aorto-ventricular tunnel
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...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 heartbeat.
In rare cases, this undiagnosed condition can be fatal.
It should be considered for...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 pressure...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 symptoms of hypertension that can be...read more »
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Aorto-ventricular tunnel: Rare Types
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Definitions of Aorto-ventricular tunnel:
Ophanet, a consortium of European partners,
currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000.
They list Aorto-ventricular tunnel as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet
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