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June 1936

CONGENITAL CARDIAC ANOMALIES IN INFANTS: REPORT OF FIVE CASES—(1) ACCESSORY VENTRICLE, (2) TETRALOGY OF FALLOT WITH RIGHT AORTIC ARCH AND REDUNDANT LEFT DUCTUS ARTERIOSUS, (3) TETRALOGY OF FALLOT WITH ANOMALOUS BAND IN RIGHT AURICLE, (4) COMPLETE TRANSPOSITION OF ARTERIAL TRUNKS AND (5) DOUBLE DEFECT OF VENTRICULAR SEPTUM

Author Affiliations

WILMINGTON, DEL.; NEW YORK; BOSTON
From the Pediatric Service and the Pathologic Laboratory of the New York Nursery and Child's Hospital.

Am J Dis Child. 1936;51(6):1356-1371. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1936.01970180102008
Abstract

We are presenting the clinical and pathologic observations made with regard to five infants with unusual congenital cardiac anomalies.

REPORT OF CASES  Case 1.—M. P. was admitted to the hospital on Nov. 22, 1932, and was discharged on November 30. The infant was 6 weeks old on admission and had a history of cyanosis of four days' duration. The infant was delivered at term by forceps. The birth weight was 8 pounds and 3 ounces (3,742 Gm.). The infant had been well until four days before admission and was fairly well nourished but dyspneic. There was an infection of the upper respiratory tract, and the lungs were dull to percussion, especially over the upper lobe of the right lung, with diminished breathing. The heart was normal. The infant was placed in an oxygen tent for three days; removal from the tent caused no respiratory embarrassment. On discharge slight cyanosis and

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