Rare anatomical form of partial anomalous pulmonary venous connection (clinical case report)
Partial anomalous pulmonary venous drainage (PAPVC) is a congenital defect, which involves abnormal drainage of one or more pulmonary veins into the systemic vein or right atrium. The anomalous drainage of the right pulmonary veins is the most common form of PAPVC, and the mixed form involving the pulmonary veins on both sides is extremely rare. It creates difficulties in the diagnostics in cardiology practice, so it requires the usage of additional methods of examination. This article describes a rare case of partial anomalous pulmonary venous drainage of the right and left sides in a 13-year-old boy. The disease were diagnosed by computed tomography with contrast of the chest cavity and successful correction were performed. Сomputed tomography should be used as a standard method for diagnosis PAPVC.
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