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A rare anomaly: ‘hemitruncus’
  1. Praveen Jayan J P,
  2. Ishwarappa B Vijayalakshmi,
  3. Chitra Narasimhan
  1. Sri Jayadeva Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences and Research, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
  1. Correspondence to Dr Praveen Jayan JP, Sri Jayadeva Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences and Research, Bannerghatta Road, Jayanagar 9th Block, Bangalore 560069, Karnataka, India; praveenjayan30{at}

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