Pediatric Cardiology

, Volume 33, Issue 5, pp 863–865 | Cite as

Left Hemitruncus With Tetralogy of Fallot and Right Aortic Arch: Rare Survival Beyond the First Decade

  • Sudhanshu Kumar Dwivedi
  • Sudarshan Kumar VijayEmail author
  • Sharad Chandra
  • Ram Kirti Saran
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Hemitruncus is an uncommon congenital anomaly that has been described in isolation or in association with other congenital cardiac malformations. This report describes a rare case of left hemitruncus with tetralogy of Fallot and a right-sided aortic arch. The patient presented to us in the early second decade. The diagnosis was suspected with echocardiography and confirmed with cardiac catheterization. The patient underwent successful surgical correction of the anomaly.


Aortic arch Hemitruncus Tetralogy of Fallot 



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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sudhanshu Kumar Dwivedi
    • 1
  • Sudarshan Kumar Vijay
    • 1
    Email author
  • Sharad Chandra
    • 1
  • Ram Kirti Saran
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of CardiologyChatrapati Shahuji Maharaj Medical University (King George Medical College)Chowk, LucknowIndia

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