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2012-05-10-12 Tubular hypoplasia of the transverse aortic arch ©Francesco Contarin  www.TheFetus.net   

Tubular hypoplasia of the transverse aortic arch

Francesco Contarin, MD.
Clinica Sanatrix. Caracas, Venezuela. 

Case report:

This is case of a 20-year-old patient G1P0 without previous history of infections and 33 weeks of gestation.

Diagnosis : Tubular hypoplasia of the transverse aortic arch.

The baby was delivered by Cesarean section and died two days later.

Image 1, 2: Three-vessel view, the aorta is thin and the "tubular shape". 




Image 5. 6:  Four-chamber view shows outlet of left ventricle and aorta artery, asymmetry of right and left ventricle, small diameter of aortic valve.



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