A Rare Congenital Finding in an Elderly Lady: Scimitar Syndrome with Dextrocardia in a 79 Year Old

Julie Ann Humphries, Barbara L. Sullivan, Prasad M. Panse, A. Jamil Tajik

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Abstract

We present a case of a 79-year-old African-American woman with scimitar syndrome and associated dextrocardia. This case represents, to our knowledge, the oldest living patient described in the literature with scimitar syndrome.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)188-190
Number of pages3
JournalCongenital Heart Disease
Volume5
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 2010

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Dextrocardia
Scimitar Syndrome
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Keywords

  • Dextrocardia
  • Imaging
  • Scimitar

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Surgery
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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A Rare Congenital Finding in an Elderly Lady : Scimitar Syndrome with Dextrocardia in a 79 Year Old. / Humphries, Julie Ann; Sullivan, Barbara L.; Panse, Prasad M.; Tajik, A. Jamil.

In: Congenital Heart Disease, Vol. 5, No. 2, 03.2010, p. 188-190.

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Humphries, Julie Ann ; Sullivan, Barbara L. ; Panse, Prasad M. ; Tajik, A. Jamil. / A Rare Congenital Finding in an Elderly Lady : Scimitar Syndrome with Dextrocardia in a 79 Year Old. In: Congenital Heart Disease. 2010 ; Vol. 5, No. 2. pp. 188-190.
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