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Rare variant of truncus arteriosus with intact ventricular septum and hypoplastic right ventricle
  1. Benjamin Zeevi,
  2. Leslie Dembo,
  3. Michael Berant
  1. Institute of Paediatric Cardiology, Beilinson Medical Centre, Petah Tiqva, Israel


    A three week old girl was admitted to hospital with severe congestive heart failure and cyanosis. Cross sectional and Doppler echocardiography and cardiac catheterisation showed a unique variant of truncus arteriosus with an intact ventricular septum. The trunk rose only from the left ventricle and was associated with a hypoplastic right ventricle with sinusoids to the right coronary artery.

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