Left Anomalous Pulmonary Vein Connection

  • Atooshe Rohani
Part of the Clinical Cases in Cardiology book series (CCC)


This case describes a partially anomalous pulmonary vein leads to RV dilation in a 31- year- old woman.


Partially anomalous pulmonary vein RV dilation Dyspnea 

Supplementary material

Movie 45.1

Left lower pulmonary vein anomalous, TEE 121 degree mid-esophageal view (AVI 4174 kb)


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Atooshe Rohani
    • 1
  1. 1.Northern Ontario School of MedicineThunder BayCanada

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