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box shaped heart

CARDIOLOGY, IMAGING, PAEDIATRICS

box-shaped heart Epstein anomaly image from New Medical Terms

box-shaped heart
yeah, I know, it’s a bit of a stretch

A descriptive term for the frontal chest radiographic appearance of a heart with Ebstein’s anomaly*, which has been fancifully likened to a box.

*Which is characterised by the downward displacement, of the tricuspid valve, in particular, the septal and posterior leaflets

References radiographics.rsna.org/content/27/5/1323.full

http://radiopaedia.org/articles/ebstein-anomaly 

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