Pediatric Cardiology

, Volume 12, Issue 3, pp 192–195 | Cite as

Associated occurrence of persistent truncus arteriosus and asplenia

  • Carl H. Gumbiner
  • Bruce M. McManus
  • Larry A. Latson
Case Reports


An infant with persistent truncus arteriosus associated with splenic agenesis and the asplenia syndrome is reported, including clinical, echocardiographic and autopsy findings. To the authors' knowledge this association has not been previously reported.

Key Words

Persistent truncus arteriosus Asplenia syndrome Echocardiography 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Carl H. Gumbiner
    • 1
  • Bruce M. McManus
    • 1
    • 2
  • Larry A. Latson
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Pediatrics (Cardiology)University of Nebraska Medical CenterOmahaUSA
  2. 2.Department of PathologyUniversity of Nebraska Medical CenterOmahaUSA

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