Tetralogy Of Fallot

About- Tetralogy of Fallot is a rare congenital condition caused by a combination of four heart defects including right ventricular hypertrophy, a ventricular septal defect (VSD), a misplaced aorta and pulmonary valve stenosis and causes oxygen-poor blood to flow out of the heart and to the rest of the body.

Symptoms-
Tetralogy of Fallot ​A bluish skin color
Tetralogy of Fallot Shortness of breath
Tetralogy of Fallot Rapid breathing
Tetralogy of Fallot Fainting
Tetralogy of Fallot A heart murmur
Tetralogy of Fallot Clubbing of fingers and toes
Tetralogy of Fallot Poor weight gain and development delay
Tetralogy of Fallot Fatigue
Tetralogy of Fallot Irritability
Tetralogy of Fallot Prolonged crying
Tetralogy of Fallot Loss of appetite
 
Causes-
The exact cause of Tetralogy of Fallot is unknown, but several risk factors have been associated with the condition are as follows
Tetralogy of Fallot ​A viral illness such as rubella (German measles) during pregnancy
Tetralogy of Fallot Diabetes
Tetralogy of Fallot Alcoholism during pregnancy
Tetralogy of Fallot Malnutrition during pregnancy
Tetralogy of Fallot Older mother
Tetralogy of Fallot Parent with Tetralogy of Fallot
Tetralogy of Fallot Down syndrome
 
Tetralogy of Fallot DiGeorge syndrome

Specialists to visit
Cardiologist Cardiologist

Cardiologist Neonatologist
Cardiologist Paediatric Cardiologist
Cardiologist Cardiothoracic Surgeon
Cardiologist Paediatrician

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References-
https://www.healthline.com
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.heart.org
https://www.cdc.gov

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