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Scimitar syndrome (or pulmonary veno-lobar syndrome) is a rare congenital cardiac condition characterised by abnormal pulmonary venous return from the right lung directly into the inferior vena cava. It can be associated with hypoplastic right lung, pulmonary artery hypoplasia and dextrocardia, among others.1 ,2 There are complete and incomplete variations. In the complete form, classically, the right lung is hypoplastic and is supplied by a systemic arterial branch from the aorta with hypoplasia of the right pulmonary artery, resulting in an abnormal right heart border on imaging.
Most cases are diagnosed …
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