congenital heart defect

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Related to Congenital malformations of heart: Congenital heart defects, Congenital heart disease
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Noun1.congenital heart defect - a birth defect involving the heart
septal defect - a congenital abnormality in the septum between the left and right sides of the heart
Fallot's syndrome, Fallot's tetralogy, tetralogy of Fallot - a congenital heart defect producing cyanosis; characterized by four symptoms: pulmonary stenosis and ventricular septal defect and malposition of the aorta over both ventricles and hypertrophy of the right ventricle
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section]) In ICD-10, a single code exists for "Other specified congenital malformations of heart," whereas the "Other causes" category includes multiple codes for less commonly specified causes.
In the occurrence of congenital malformations of heart in children, evidently, the occupational risk factors of mother and father have some significance.

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