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What is Cardiac diverticulum?

What is Cardiac diverticulum?

  • Cardiac diverticulum: A rare congenital heart malformation involving the outpouching (diverticulum) of a ventricle which can affect heart function to varying degrees depending on the size and location of the defect.

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

Cardiac diverticulum: Introduction

Types of Cardiac diverticulum:

Broader types of Cardiac diverticulum:

How serious is Cardiac diverticulum?

Complications of Cardiac diverticulum: see complications of Cardiac diverticulum

What causes Cardiac diverticulum?

Causes of Cardiac diverticulum: see causes of Cardiac diverticulum

What are the symptoms of Cardiac diverticulum?

Symptoms of Cardiac diverticulum: see symptoms of Cardiac diverticulum

Complications of Cardiac diverticulum: see complications of Cardiac diverticulum

Cardiac diverticulum: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Cardiac diverticulum.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Cardiac diverticulum.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Cardiac diverticulum: Cardiologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Cardiac diverticulum.
Treatments for Cardiac diverticulum: see treatments for Cardiac diverticulum
Research for Cardiac diverticulum: see research for Cardiac diverticulum

Name of Cardiac diverticulum

Main name of condition: Cardiac diverticulum


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