pulmonary atresia

pulmonary atresia
congenital severe narrowing or obstruction of the pulmonary orifice of the heart, characterized by cardiomegaly, reduced pulmonary vascularity, and right ventricular atrophy. It is usually associated with tetralogy of Fallot, transposition of great vessels, or other cardiovascular anomalies.

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