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Totally anomalous pulmonary venous return, x-ray

Totally anomalous pulmonary venous return, X-ray

Overview

Totally anomalous pulmonary venous return (TAPVR) is a form of congenital heart disease. This x-ray shows an enlarged heart, a large liver, and increased size of the lung blood vessels (pulmonary vascularity).

Update Date 10/22/2015

Updated by: Larry A. Weinrauch, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Cardiovascular Disease and Clinical Outcomes Research, Watertown, MA. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.