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Truncus arteriosus


Fabrice Cuillier, MD*; L. A. Arsac, MD; F. Perdrix, MD; D. Mardamootoo.

Department of Gynecology, Felix Guyon Hospital, Saint-Denis, Reunion, France.

Case report

Following images and videos show a case of truncus arteriosus (type A2 according to
Van Praagh classification) diagnosed at 24 week in a fetus of a 22-year-old woman (G1P0) with unremarkable history. Karyotype was normal. The newborn was delivered at 38 weeks and the findings were confirmed.

Image 1 and video 1: The image and video show four chamber view of the heart with perimembranous ventricular septal defect.

 

Images 2, 3,4, and 5: Color Doppler images showing truncus arteriosus overriding ventricular septal defect.

 

 


Image 6 and video 2: The image and video showing truncus arteriosus overriding ventricular septal defect. 

 

Images 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, and videos 3, 4: The images and videos show truncus arteriosus overriding ventricular septal defect. Pulmonary arteries arising directly from the common trunk can be seen.

  


  


  


 

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