Atrial Septal Defect

About- An atrial septal defect (ASD) is a hole in the wall (septum) between the two upper chambers of the heart (atria).

 Frequent respiratory or lung infections
 Shortness of Breath (dyspnea)
 Swelling of legs, feet or abdomen
 Heart palpitations or skipped beats
 Heart murmur, a whooshing sound that can be heard through a stethoscope
The exact causes of atrial septal defect (ASD) are unknown. It may be related to the mutation of genes or chromosomes
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