Fallots tetrad

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Definition

noun

A congenital heart anomality which is comprised of a series of four symptoms such as pulmonary stenosis, ventricular septal defect, dextroposition of the aorta, and hypertrophy of right ventricle.


Supplement

This condition is commonly observed in a blue baby at birth because of lack of sufficient oxygenation. This is treated by surgical means.


Variant: Fallot's tetrad

Also called: tetralogy of Fallot