Evolution of traumatically acquired infracristal ventricular septal defect

Carl Reed, Robert Tamburro, Mark Bugnitz, Judith Becker, Thomas DiSessa

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Nonpenetrating traumatic rupture of the ventricular septum is rare. This case report describes the evolution of such a lesion documented by echocardiography and color flow Doppler. Included is a brief discussion of postulated mechanisms for this rare phenomenon.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)44-46
Number of pages3
JournalPediatric cardiology
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 1993

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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