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Case Reports
April 1948

ATRESIA OF THE TRICUSPID VALVE WITH TRANSPOSITION OF THE GREAT VESSELS

Author Affiliations

DENVER; SANTIAGO, CHILE
From the Pediatric Service of Dr. Murray H. Bass, the Mount Sinai Hospital, New York.

Am J Dis Child. 1948;75(4):575-581. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1948.02030020590008
Abstract

I IN VIEW OF the more hopeful approach to the problem of therapy of congenital heart disease resulting particularly from the recent development of newer surgical technics, the differential diagnosis of cardiac anomalies has become of more than academic importance. We feel, therefore, that it is pertinent to report on one of the more unusual congenital abnormalities of the heart, especially since it is an anomaly for which clinical diagnosis is possible. For this reason we report a case of atresia of the tricuspid valve with transposition of the great vessels in an infant 6 months of age.

REPORT OF A CASE  C. C., a white boy, was admitted to the pediatric service of the Mount Sinai Hospital on March 12, 1946, at the age of 6½ months. He was born after a normal pregnancy and delivery, weighing 3,180 Gm. He was breast fed for two weeks and was then

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