SINUS VENOSUS ATRIAL SEPTAL DEFECT: INCIDENTAL DETECTION IN THE SEVENTH DECADE

Dr. Sunila Jaggi, Dr. Sonali Shah, Dr Inder Talwar, Dr. Nirav Thaker, Dr. Punit Mahajan, Dr. Piyush Gupta, Dr. Disha Kaj

Abstract


Atrial septal defects account for 10 to 15 % of congenital heart disease and are classified into four types. Sinus venosus type
accounts for only 1 % of all congenital heart disease. It is present high in the interatrial septum in continuity with the superior vena
cava hence difficult to diagnose on routine echocardiography. We report a rare case of a sinus venosus atrial septal defect (ASD)
diagnosed on CT pulmonary angiography which was missed on a routine 2D echocardiography in a 64-year old female who
presented with symptoms of worsening dyspnoea.


Keywords


Congenital heart disease, Sinus venosus ASD, CT pulmonary angiography

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