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May 1951

PSEUDO TRILOCULAR BIATRIAL HEART WITHOUT PULMONARY STENOSIS: Report of a Case and Discussion of the Related Embryology

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Pathology and the Department of Pediatrics, Bowman Gray School of Medicine.

AMA Am J Dis Child. 1951;81(5):671-674. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1951.02040030684006

BECAUSE of continued improvement in the efficiency of the surgical approach to the treatment of congenital heart disease, it has become increasingly important to recognize the various types of congenital heart disease. Understanding can be advanced and more adequate methods for the treatment of congenital cardiac abnormalities can be developed only through the observation of variations of the already familiar basic patterns of congenital heart disease. Thus, we consider it worth while to describe a case of an anomalous cardiac condition showing additional minor valvular developmental abnormalities which combine to produce a situation not previously reported in the literature.

REPORT OF CASE  Clinical Brief.–R. F., a white male infant, was hospitalized on four different occasions in the pediatric department of the North Carolina Baptist Hospital. He was seen first in September 1947 at the age of 6 months. The infant was said to have been normal until the age

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