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2010 | 5 | 2 | 172-175
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Congenital heart disease and pulmonary tuberculosis

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A 13-year-old boy with atrial septal defect and tricuspid valve abnormality was reported. He had crepitan ralles and signs of heart failure. He was treated with digital, diuretic and antimicrobial therapies. After clinical improvement he underwent surgery. The atrial septal defect was closed, and ringplasty was applied to the tricuspid valve. After the operation, he could not be extubated because of respiratory failure. On the seventh day following the surgery, he developed pneumothorax and hyportension and died. Postmortem examination showed bilateral diffuse pulmonary tuberculosis. The aim of this report is to emphasise the association of tuberculosis and congenital heart disease.
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5
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2
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172-175
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published
1 - 4 - 2010
online
17 - 4 - 2010
Contributors
  • Department of Pediatric Cardiology, Gazi University, Medical Faculty, 06500, Ankara, Turkey
  • Department of Pediatric Cardiology, Gazi University, Medical Faculty, 06500, Ankara, Turkey
  • Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Gazi University, Medical Faculty, 06500, Ankara, Turkey
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  • Department of Pathology, Gazi University, Medical Faculty, 06500, Ankara, Turkey
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  • Department of Pediatric Cardiology, Gazi University, Medical Faculty, 06500, Ankara, Turkey, serdarkula@gmail.com
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