Scimitar Vein Anomaly with Total Right-Side Pulmonary Vein Return to Inferior Vena Cava Concomitant with Atresia of Upper Right-Side Pulmonary Vein and Secundum Atrial Septal Defect

Authors

  • Movahedi Namvar
  • Arezou Zoroufian
  • Shapour Shirani
  • Abbas SalehiOmran
  • Gholamreza Davoodi
  • Parin Yazdanifard

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1532/HSF98.20091017

Abstract

Scimitar vein is the partial anomalous pulmonary venous connection usually draining lower pulmonary lobe to the inferior vena cava or right atrium. We present a scimitar vein anomaly in a 34-year-old woman with the uncommon association of a secundum type of atrial septal defect and atretic right upper pulmonary vein. She presented with increasing dyspenea for 2 months, however, she was asymptomatic in the past 10 years despite the presence of atrial septal defect. We describe its diagnostic and surgical approach.

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Published

2009-08-14

How to Cite

Namvar, M., Zoroufian, A., Shirani, S., SalehiOmran, A., Davoodi, G., & Yazdanifard, P. (2009). Scimitar Vein Anomaly with Total Right-Side Pulmonary Vein Return to Inferior Vena Cava Concomitant with Atresia of Upper Right-Side Pulmonary Vein and Secundum Atrial Septal Defect. The Heart Surgery Forum, 12(4), E235-E237. https://doi.org/10.1532/HSF98.20091017

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