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Patent ductus arteriosus: patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) is a congenital heart defect wherein a child's ductus arteriosus fails to close after birth. See detailed information below for a list of 147 causes of Patent ductus arteriosus, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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Abnormal persistence of an open lumen in the ductus arteriosus after birth, the direction of flow being from the aorta to the pulmonary artery, resulting in recirculation of arterial blood through the lungs. (Dorland, 27th ed)
- (Source - Diseases Database)
A ductus arteriosus that failed to close at birth; may require surgical correction
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)
Abnormal persistence of an open lumen in the ductus arteriosus after birth, the direction of flow being from the aorta to the pulmonary artery, resulting in recirculation of arterial blood through the lungs.
- (Source - CRISP)
Patent ductus arteriosus is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Patent ductus arteriosus, or a subtype of Patent ductus arteriosus,
affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
- (Source - National Institute of Health)
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