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Tetralogy of Fallot is a rare congenital heart defect. It is a combination of four defects which result in oxygen-poor blood flow.
Diagnosis of tetralogy of fallot can involve several tests, including auscultation, chest x-ray, EKG, blood tests, SPO2 measurement, echocardiography and heart catheterization.
This is an example of Tetralogy of Fallot heard at the tricuspid position.
Tetralogy of Fallot is a congenital condition often called Blue Baby Syndrome.
It is characterized by four abnormalities: - pulmonic stenosis - increased thickening of the right ventricle - a ventricular septal defect - overriding aorta.
The first and second heart sounds are normal and unsplit. There is an aortic ejection click in systole.
There is a diamond shaped murmur following the click and ending well before the second heart sound.
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