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Conotruncal heart malformations

Conotruncal heart malformations: Introduction

Conotruncal heart malformations: A rare group of heart defect involving the outflow tracts. Examples include truncus arteriosus, transposition of great arteries and tetralogy of Fallot. Obviously the symptoms will be determined by which specific defect is involved. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Conotruncal heart malformations is available below.

Symptoms of Conotruncal heart malformations

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Conotruncal heart malformations: Complications

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Causes of Conotruncal heart malformations

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Conotruncal heart malformations: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Conotruncal heart malformations

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Conotruncal heart malformations: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Conotruncal heart malformations

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Conotruncal heart malformations: Rare Types

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Conotruncal heart malformations: Animations

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Definitions of Conotruncal heart malformations:

Conotruncal heart malformations is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Conotruncal heart malformations, or a subtype of Conotruncal heart malformations, 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 Conotruncal heart malformations as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

Related Conotruncal heart malformations Info

More information about Conotruncal heart malformations

  1. Conotruncal heart malformations: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications

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