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TAPVCTotal Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Connection
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We documented some rare cardiac anomalies, for example, include a case of LV noncompaction, Eisenmenger's syndrome, Epstein's anomaly, and TAPVC, which were rarely reported in our environment.[2],[4],[10],[14]
Neonate with infracardiac TAPVC underwent surgery and expired in immediate post operative period.
A 4-year-old girl was previously diagnosed with asplenia, single right ventricle, and supracardiac TAPVC. She underwent pulmonary artery banding at the age of 1 month, followed by a bidirectional Glenn procedure and TAPVC repair at the age of 5 months.
In case one, multiple pneumatoceles were noted one week after TAPVC repair and ECMO.
TAPVC is often mistaken as respiratory distress syndrome, pneumonia or Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension of the Newborn (PPHN).
There has never been a case of a child having both TAPVC and bronchial alveolar dysplasia.
She was diagnosed with total anomalous pulmonary venous connection, (TAPVC), which means the veins that bring blood from the lungs back to the heart are connected to the wrong side of the heart.
Tests revealed she had TAPVC - total anomalous pulmonary venous connection - which meant the veins taking blood from her lungs were linked to the wrong side of her heart.
Total anomalous pulmonary venous connection (TAPVC) is a rare congenital anomaly, corresponding to approximately 2% of all congenital heart defects (1).