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Hemitruncus Arteriosus in a 10-Day-Old Neonate with Patent Ductus Arteriosus and Thrombocytopenia

Authors Zolfi-Gol A, Radvar M, Sedokani A

Received 7 January 2020

Accepted for publication 2 March 2020

Published 1 April 2020 Volume 2020:16 Pages 99—101


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Review by Single anonymous peer review

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Editor who approved publication: Dr Takashi Kajiya

Ali Zolfi-Gol,1 Mohammad Radvar,1 Amin Sedokani2

1Department of Pediatrics, Pediatric Cardiology, Urmia University of Medical Sciences, Urmia, Iran; 2Student Research Committee, Urmia University of Medical Sciences, Urmia, Iran

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Abstract: Hemitruncus arteriosus refers to an uncommon congenital cardiovascular abnormality. It usually presents in infancy and leads to the development of pulmonary hypertension, heart failure, and in severe cases maybe death. Herein, we reported hemitruncus arteriosus in a 10-day-old neonate with respiratory distress, patent ductus arteriosus, and thrombocytopenia.

Keywords: pulmonary artery, cardiac anomaly, Hemitruncus arteriosus, patent ductus arteriosus, thrombocytopenia

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