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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).

Review Date 10/17/2017

Updated by: Michael A. Chen, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington Medical School, Seattle, WA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.