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Persistent patency of the arterial duct

Persistent patency of the arterial duct: Introduction

Persistent patency of the arterial duct: A congenital heart defect wherein a child's arterial duct fails to close after birth. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Persistent patency of the arterial duct is available below.

Symptoms of Persistent patency of the arterial duct

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Persistent patency of the arterial duct: Complications

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Causes of Persistent patency of the arterial duct

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Persistent patency of the arterial duct: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Persistent patency of the arterial duct

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Persistent patency of the arterial duct: Rare Types

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Definitions of Persistent patency of the arterial duct:

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

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More information about Persistent patency of the arterial duct

  1. Persistent patency of the arterial duct: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications
 

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