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December 22, 1975

Presentation of Atrial Septal Defect in Infancy

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Cardiology, University of Colorado Medical Center, Denver.

JAMA. 1975;234(12):1250-1251. doi:10.1001/jama.1975.03260250042025

Four patients with atrial septal defects and congestive heart failure in the first year of life had none of the classic auscultatory findings of atrial septal defect. Three of four had murmurs suggestive of innocent pulmonaryartery branch stenosis.

(JAMA 234:1250-1251, 1975)