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[A case of supravalvular aortic stenosis with spontaneous remission of peripheral pulmonary stenosis].

Authors
  • Teramachi, M
  • Tanaka, F
  • Esaki, H
  • Inoue, R
  • Ito, M
  • Kobayashi, K
Type
Published Article
Journal
[Zasshi] [Journal]. Nihon Kyōbu Geka Gakkai
Publication Date
Nov 01, 1989
Volume
37
Issue
11
Pages
2393–2397
Identifiers
PMID: 2614124
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

A 14-year-old junior high school boy was admitted to our institute. Previously he had been diagnosed as having peripheral pulmonary stenosis (Gay's classification, type IV) at the age of 2 years and 10 months. On this occasion, however, a diagnosis of supravalvular aortic stenosis was made, with a pressure gradient of about 120 mmHg, and all examinations showed spontaneous remission of peripheral pulmonary stenosis. He underwent a successful standard aortoplasty. This is the first reported case of spontaneous remission of peripheral pulmonary stenosis.

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