Partial Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Return

Partial Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Return

It is also called partial anomalous pulmonary venous connection which is the congenital defect of heart present at birth. This disorder causes mixing of oxygenated and deoxygenated blood before entering into the right atrium.


Signs and symptoms include:

  • Fatigue
  • Breathing problems
  • Cyanosis

After taking medical history and conducting a physical examination your doctor might recommend a following tests to confirm the diagnosis:

  • Ultrasound to check the detailed image of heart
  • Blood test to check the complete blood count

Mild signs and symptoms do not cause any serious problem but severe cases may need surgical repairment of defect.

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