Right Ventricular Outpouching Associated With a Ventricular Septal Defect: Case Report
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A pregnant woman at 31 weeks gestation was referred to the hospital with an ultrasound exam showing an outpouching of the lateral wall of the right ventricle (RV) associated with a large ventricular septal defect (VSD) in the fetus. The outpouching had a thick wall that contracted during systole and expanded during diastole, being compatible with a diverticulum.
The woman’s pregnancy was reported to be uncomplicated, and her maternal prenatal history was unremarkable. The follow-up fetal echocardiogram did not demonstrate any complication, and the baby was carried to term.
KeywordsRight Ventricle Diastolic Function Ventricular Septal Defect Pericardial Effusion Ventricular Septal Defect
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