PDA

PDA: continuous, machine-like murmur, cardiomegaly (LA↑, LV↑), increased pulm vasc markings, dx w doppler echo


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  • PDA
  • aka: Patent ductus arteriosus,
  • continuous, machine-like murmur, cardiomegaly (LA↑, LV↑), increased pulm vasc markings, dx w doppler echo
  • CHF (failure to thrive in peds)
  • continuous, machine-like murmur heard best at subclavicular region
  • doppler echo shows shunt, cardiomegaly (LA↑, LV↑), increased pulm vascular markings
  • shunt: Aorta → pulm artery, then back to LA
  • surgical closure