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Totally anomalous pulmonary venous return, x-ray

Totally anomalous pulmonary venous return, X-ray

Totally anomalous pulmonary venous return (TAPVR) is a form of congenital heart disease. This x-ray shows an enlarged heart, a large liver, and increased size of the lung blood vessels (pulmonary vascularity).

Update Date: 12/1/2011

Updated by: Kurt R. Schumacher, MD, Pediatric Cardiology, University of Michigan Congenital Heart Center, Ann Arbor, MI. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.

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