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Ebstein's anomaly

Synonym: Ebstein's malformation

Ebstein's anomaly is a rare congenital heart defect, where the tricuspid valve is deformed and transposed into the the right ventricle.

1 Classification

Depending from the grade of transposition Ebstein's anomaly is classified as light or severe.

2 Findings

3 Symptoms

W. Ebstein, Über einen sehr seltenen Fall von Insufficienz der Valvula tricuspidalis, bedingt durch eine angeborene hochgradige Missbildung derselben. Archiv für Anatomie, Physiologie und wissenschaftliche Medicin, Leipzig, 1866, 238-254. Translation in American Journal of Cardiology, New York, 1968, 22: 867-872.

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