Fallot's tetralogy


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Fal·lot's tetralogy

 (fă-lōz′)
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Fallot's tetralogy

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1. (Pathology) a congenital heart disease in which there are four defects: pulmonary stenosis, enlarged right ventricle, a ventricular septal defect, and an aorta whose origin lies over the septal defect. In babies suffering this disease the defects can be corrected by surgery
2. (Medicine) a congenital heart disease in which there are four defects: pulmonary stenosis, enlarged right ventricle, a ventricular septal defect, and an aorta whose origin lies over the septal defect. In babies suffering this disease the defects can be corrected by surgery
[C20: named after E. L. A. Fallot (1850–1911), French physician]
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Noun1.Fallot's tetralogy - 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
pulmonary stenosis - abnormal narrowing of the opening into the pulmonary artery from the right ventricle
syndrome - a pattern of symptoms indicative of some disease
congenital heart defect - a birth defect involving the heart
ventricular septal defect - a common congenital heart defect; an abnormal opening in the septum dividing the ventricles allows blood to pass directly from the left to the right ventricle; large openings may cause congestive heart failure
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Renal function in Fallot's tetralogy. Acta Paediatr Scand 1974; 63(3): 398-404.
We report a 30-year-old female patient recently diagnosed with PAA associated with Fallot's Tetralogy disease.
Suzanne Brumwell was born in 1965 with the congenital heart defect Fallot's tetralogy. Her heart had various faults including an enlarged hole and her arteries were too small.
The child was also a known case of Fallot's tetralogy. NECT brain revealed hyperdense vasculature of the brain including large and small branches of Circle of Willis, dural venous sinuses with HU values ranging from 50-55.
He pioneered the shunt operation for Fallot's tetralogy in France.
Congenital heart defects, cyanotic, with venoarterial shunt: transposition of the great vessels (GVT), Fallot's tetralogy, Fallot's trilogy, tricuspid valve atresia (TCVA) and others;