Article Text

PDF

Infra-diaphragmatic total anomalous pulmonary venous drainage presenting with rectal bleeding.
  1. A C Elias-Jones,
  2. S V Cordner

    Abstract

    A boy aged 1 month presented with profuse rectal bleeding. Chest x-ray film showed pulmonary oedema and at cardiac catheterisation infradiaphragmatic total anomalous pulmonary venous drainage to a dilated portal venous system was found. Ulcerated oesophageal varices were identified at necropsy after unsuccessful cardiac surgery. The late and unique presentation of this case is emphasised.

    Statistics from Altmetric.com

    Request permissions

    If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.